Peacock softens stance With Scott Sassa in as NBC Entertainment president, there are some signs the web is softening its tough demands for series ownership and perpetual license fees. NBC called at…
Oprah Winfrey has taken her lumps from TV critics this season for her talkshow's emphasis on self-help, spirituality and "empowerment" topics, but viewers aren't nearly as turned off by the "Change…
In such exceptional efforts as Masterpiece Theatre's "The Blackheath Poisonings" and "Malice Aforethought" on "Mystery!," the abuse of pharmaceuticals has been central to the drama. The same holds…
Cactus Animation has pacted with French company Elma Animation, a subsidiary of Canal Plus, to co-produce two new animation series, "Pirate Family" and "Fantomette."
For a final recording with which to sail into retirement, producer George Martin turned to the songbook he is most commonly associated with -- the Beatles' -- and took a lighthearted mystery tour…
Last Christmas, Barry Diller bought his embryonic Miami TV station a $6.5 million present -- five-year rights to local NBA games -- but halfway into the November sweeps, the gift remains unwrapped.
Just how much did Disney underestimate the performance of Adam Sandler's latest feature "The Waterboy?" Enough to bypass its own network, ABC, and sell the movie to the USA Network cabler at a…
Steve Lange has exited his post as co-exec producer of Warner Bros.' syndie newsmag "Extra."
CBS has grabbed the November sweeps households lead with a second straight upset win over the Tuesday competition.
NBC has benched the frosh John Wells drama "Trinity" for the rest of the November sweeps period. NBC told Wells that the sweeps race is so close that NBC must bolster any weak spots on the schedule.
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Masterchef1Rating: 2.1 Share: 7 Viewers (Millions): 5.8 Network: FOX
American Ninja Warrior
American Ninja Warrior2Rating: 1.9 Share: 6 Viewers (Millions): 5.8 Network: NBC
The Bachelorette3Rating: 1.8 Share: 6 Viewers (Millions): 6.8 Network: ABC