Cable networks are raking in so much advertising revenue this year -- a projected $10.2 billion -- that even industry cheerleaders can't believe their eyes. "It all started with the upfront selling…
From a dealmaker's point of view, telefilms and features look like completely different animals. Bigscreen pics offer big money and prestige that made-fors can't match.
Arbitron Co. has tapped David Forr to head encoding operations for its new Portable People Meter, which is being deployed in conjunction with Nielsen Media Research. As manager of encoding…
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America's Got Talent
America's Got Talent1Rating: 2.5 Share: 8 Viewers (Millions): 11.4 Network: NBC
Big Brother2Rating: 2.3 Share: 8 Viewers (Millions): 6.9 Network: CBS
Dancing With The Stars
Dancing With The Stars3Rating: 2.1 Share: 7 Viewers (Millions): 12.3 Network: ABC
One of the toughest Emmy categories to pitch to voters is arguably the miniseries and telepic race. While viewers often have familiarity with weekly dramas and sitcoms such as "Frasier" and "ER,"…
Columbia Pictures' "The Patriot" will get a primetime hour on the History Channel June 29 featuring interviews with stars Mel Gibson, Heath Lodger and Jason Isaacs, and director Roland Emmerich.
According to the Pew Research Center, almost half of Americans under 30 get their political news from latenight TV. The center also reported that 37% learned about the candidates from "Saturday Night…
Miramax Films has closed a deal for the film and television rights to Gay and Laney Salisbury's nonfiction novel "Ice Bound" for producer Richard Gladstein to produce via his FilmColony shingle…
Tribune Entertainment has added the Sinclair Broadcast Group to the list of clearances for the Prism Awards 2000 kudocast, the first broadcast of the four-year-old nods. The Prisms are given out by…
Martin Scorsese and Jody Patton will exec producer a six-part documentary miniseries on blues music, with such helmers as Michael Apted, Charles Burnett, Marc Levin and Wim Wenders on board to direct…
Pearson Television is expected to sign off on a £60 million ($90 million) to $105 million takeover of indie TV company Talkback this week. In Talkback -- which has been behind comedy fare such as the…