David Letterman is closing the gap with latenight rival Jay Leno, helped by a CBS primetime that dominated the November sweeps in key demos. "Late Show With David Letterman" saw its best November…
Brian Williams came out of the gate sprinting with a gust of wind at his back. The heir to Tom Brokaw's anchor chair at NBC's "Nightly News" took a leap toward retaining the ratings crown held by his…
The people just got a lot more choices. Sixteen categories have been added for the 31st annual People's Choice Awards, up from the 24 that were announced in October.
Busted theatricals are thriving at John Malone's Starz!, which has scheduled five of them over the next eight months, highlighted by "Tiptoes," starring Kate Beckinsale, Gary Oldman and Matthew…
CNBC has canceled John McEnroe's ailing talkshow and plans a reshuffle to improve the financial channel's lackluster primetime ratings. Net will replace McEnroe with outspoken ad man Donny Deutsch.
The BBC is investigating a hoax perpetrated on the pubcaster by a man pretending to be a spokesman for Dow Chemical. The Beeb apologized for airing a report that Dow was accepting responsibility for…
Local broadcast TV ad revenue increased more than 12% in the third quarter, driven by big political spending leading up to Election Day, according to the Television Advertising Bureau.
Familiar theatrical movies can mesmerize TV watchers into something akin to helpless inertia. "People will be surfing around their TV dial and stumble on a pay-TV network showing a movie that's…
The government stole the show at the first Taipei TV Festival, billed as the island's largest confab and market for buyers and sellers, by announcing ambitious plans for the digitalization of Taiwan.
Viacom's E310 million ($412 million) takeover of MTV's local German rival Viva is proving painful. The conglom's goal of ending a decade-old standoff by taking over MTV's competitor has angered Viva…
Forget Festivus: The new hot made-for-TV holiday is Chrismukkah.