Amid the latest furor over the talkshow, Barry Diller's USA Networks has moved to extricate itself from the controversy by quietly shopping the "Jerry Springer Show" to smaller indie distribs such as…
Just months after overseeing the launch of new South African television channel e.tv, station CEO Jonathon Procter quit his post Tuesday.
Italian television viewers on average spent more time watching free terrestrial TV during the 1998-99 season, running October through May, while the number of subscribers to pay TV services Telepiu…
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Big Brother1Rating: 2.3 Share: 8 Viewers (Millions): 6.6 Network: CBS
America's Got Talent
America's Got Talent2Rating: 1.8 Share: 6 Viewers (Millions): 9.2 Network: NBC
Hasta El Fin Del Mundo
Hasta El Fin Del Mundo3Rating: 1.5 Share: 5 Viewers (Millions): 3.5 Network: Uni
Despite tense negotiations and network ultimatums, ABC affiliates meeting in Los Angeles Tuesday were anxious to cut a deal on a plan to share the cost of "Monday Night Football" in exchange for…
When Tom Waits was releasing impressive noirish albums that had to be listened to in the dark, his concerts were right in line with his current disc. He never felt the need to connect the dots for…
As if human beings telling lame Monica Lewinsky jokes wasn't not painful enough, now we have chimpanzees doing it. Imagine: there are now TV writers earning a living peddling multi-mammal humor. What…
CNN's Headline News will unveil its new look (Daily Variety, Oct. 20, 1998) June 15, the cabler announced Monday.
Ad-supported cable networks are going bananas with a massive volume of first-run series this summer, prompting cable's research arm to forecast that cable will add more than 2 million homes to its…
By piggybacking the plotting from sci-fi series "Babylon 5," which recently completed its run, the premiere episode of spinoff "Crusade" offers the sort of complex narrative clutter of a solid…
Shaping up to be a shoo-in for some Emmy recognition, ABC's "The Practice" -- after racking up five Television Critics Assn. nods -- has also snagged six noms from the Viewers for Quality Television.