April wasn't kind to the top 10 rated cable networks: Only Lifetime, TNN: The National Network and History Channel showed Nielsen gains in primetime for the year.
Powerhouse Thursday lineups lifted NBC and CBS to ratings victories last week, with the Peacock delivering its best demo scores since February and the Eye once again attracting the most viewers…
In its third Monday seg, some strain is showing in NBC's "Weakest Link," with the show taking a tumble in the ratings. Quizzer still posted solid numbers in a tough time period, but it certainly…
Fox News Channel continued its reign during April, marking its seventh consecutive month on top in primetime ratings.
Canal Plus Technologies has inked a deal under which Denver-based cable and fiber optic provider Winfirst will use CPT's interactive television software in the U.S.
NBC's "Nightly News" marked a milestone last week. The Tom Brokaw-anchored newscast has won 52 consecutive weeks (May 1, 2000-April 27, 2001) in total viewers.
Pre-strike stockpiling of TV and films in Los Angeles continued at a powerful pace in April, according to figures showing a 31.8% year-to-year jump in production activity on public property.
Showtime has renewed its weekly comedy-drama "The Chris Isaak Show" for another 17 episodes, delivering an additional hourlong piece of the net's 10 p.m. checkerboard of year-round original series.
Univision Communications reported net income of just $5.9 million for the first quarter vs. $20.7 million a year ago -- a 71% decline attributed to red ink in its online division and a one-time…
Jittery over the economy, several tech giants have canceled plans to peddle their wares at the cable industry's premier confab in Chicago next month.
Paramount Domestic TV has appointed vet TV exec Greg Meidel to prexy of programming. Move was expected (Daily Variety, April 30).