New syndie projects were falling into place Friday in advance of the National Assn. of Television Program Execs confab later this month.
A blowout in Thursday's college football championship capped a week of disappointing pigskin ratings for ABC, the exclusive carrier of the Bowl Championship Series contests.
"The AFI Awards," the latest primetime addition to the crowded kudocast season, got off to a slow start Saturday night on CBS.
"Good Morning America," which has narrowed the gap with category front-runner "Today" in recent months, saw its highest-rated fourth quarter in years.
The Cartoon Network has awarded senior VP stripes to head of public relations Laurie Goldberg.
Slow-developing technologies like video-on-demand and digital video recorders may get a boost from a device to be introduced this week by the man who brought Internet surfing to couch potatoes.
It was "Rings" a-ding-ding at the inaugural AFI Awards, as New Line's "The Lord of the Rings" won three prizes, including best pic. However, the biggest winner was HBO, which nabbed six of the seven…
The National Basketball Assn. has signed six networks to carry a simultaneous run of "The NBA All-Star Read to Achieve Celebration," a one-hour special highlighted by a peformance from Britney Spears.
Anderson Cooper, host of ABC reality show "The Mole," is returning to the news biz as a contributor to Paula Zahn's new morning show on CNN.
With ratings for reality and quiz shows fading, networks and producers are wholeheartedly fighting to lay claim to fresh formats with breakout potential -- even if it means going to court to do so.