For the first time, research firm ACNielsen extended the scope of its TV ratings survey to include cable and satellite channels, promising to release the results to every market player.
If Washington won't require cablers to help broadcasters go digital, then broadcasters will have to put even more emphasis on using some of the free spectrum for non-traditional content, such as Web…
ABC is giving Barbara Walters an extra lifeline on Friday nights. Alphabet web has decided to shift the Friday edition of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" from 8 to 9 p.m., starting Feb. 2. Laffers…
Russian president Vladimir Putin may not oppose CNN founder Ted Turner's $300 million attempt to buy a stake in Russia's leading independent channel NTV, a senior Russian politician suggested Tuesday.
Ever since millions of fans religiously scoured cyberspace for the last scintilla of information about the original "Survivor" series, Web sites have become a must-have for all new reality shows.
FROM NATPEMGM's "National Enquirer's Uncovered" will not return to the dozen or so Fox-owned TV stations that currently air the soph mag. WB's "Queen Latifah" is also unlikely to be picked up for…
The European Commission has released its latest report on the application of the controversial EU "television without frontiers" directive, which allows European governments to dictate the amount of…
FROM NATPEMembers of the teen set have spoken: "Big Momma's House," "Charlie's Angels" and "The Nutty Professor II: The Klumps" lead the pack with three noms each for the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice…
Paramount Network Television is fielding offers from three networks for what could be one of the more significant projects of the fall 2001 development season: a new laffer penned by former "Frasier"…
NBC returned to its winning ways last week, topping its primetime competish in adults 18-49 and total viewers for the first time in five weeks.
FROM NATPEDennis Miller and Dan Fouts will be back in the announcers booth with Al Michaels for another season of "Monday Night Football" on ABC. That's the word from Don Ohlmeyer, producer of "MNF,"…