The Tony Awards, sprinkled with controversy much like its politically outspoken host, Rosie O'Donnell, managed to rise above the flak to deliver one of the closest races in years. It also provided…
If Wednesday's first-week Nielsens are any indication, CBS' reality adventure series "Survivor" has all the makings of an out-of-the-gate summer ratings smash -- much like ABC's "Millionaire" was…
Nielsen Media Research, still looking for a more accurate method of recording what TV shows people are watching, has agreed to pay $1 million as part of a contract with the Arbitron Co. to test a…
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American Ninja Warrior
American Ninja Warrior1Rating: 1.9 Share: 6 Viewers (Millions): 5.8 Network: NBC
Masterchef1Rating: 1.9 Share: 6 Viewers (Millions): 5.4 Network: FOX
Hotel Hell3Rating: 1.3 Share: 4 Viewers (Millions): 3.9 Network: FOX
In a highly unusual proposal, Jim Griffiths, MGM's president of worldwide TV distribution, is giving the network that makes the best offer a lock on the exclusive network window to five pictures that…
The MTVi Group has tapped Paul Greenberg as veep of new business development to oversee the identification and negotiation of strategic relationships for MTVi's network of Web sites, including…
USA Networks has slotted three new series following the recent cancellation of action skeins "La Femme Nikita" (Daily Variety, May 15) and "Pacific Blue."
Vice President Al Gore is set to participate in Oxygen Media's "Be Fearless With Your Vote," an initiative of special cable and online programming newly launched to coincide with election 2000. The…
Lions Gate Films has picked up video and pay-per-view rights on a package of five high-profile titles from J&M Entertainment, including Shirley MacLaine's directorial debut, "Bruno," starring Gary…
Gearing up for an awards show that's fit for the demands of high-tech TV, NATPE's Iris committee has restructured its annual Iris Awards, adding a high-definition programming category to its 34th…
Audra McDonald has signed to star with Emma Thompson in the Mike Nichols-directed HBO production of "Wit," the Pulitzer Prize winning play which will shoot this fall in London.