KCBS is strongly considering bringing back a 4-5 p.m. local newscast to its weekday sked, possibly as early as next month.
"Oprah" will soon be working the late shift in Gotham. Following the lead of ABC-owned stations in L.A. and Chicago, WABC has decided to sked a second run of the top-rated King World talker.
The local ayem news race between NBC's KNBC and Fox O&O KTTV is heating up. Both stations notched big gains with femme news viewers in Nielsen's just-released L.A. demographic rating report for the…
The abattoir commonly known as Australia's money-losing feevee sector has taken another step down the road of restructuring: The three main cablers have agreed to cooperate to deliver a DTH satellite…
Rupert Murdoch's Star TV is rising fast in the East. After years of draining News Corp.'s coffers, the Asian satcaster is due to reach operational breakeven next year, despite the regional economic…
NBC is shuffling its Monday sitcom sked again, pulling the plug on struggling frosh laffer "Conrad Bloom" and replacing it with sophomore sitcom "Working."
CBS is going the extra mile for its launch of "60 Minutes II." Hoping to maximize tune-in for the newsmag spinoff's Jan. 13 premiere, Eye execs have decided to dump the web's usual underperforming…
Move over, Clara Bow. Monica Lewinsky was the "It" girl of 1998, according to two studies that tracked TV news and newsmagazine coverage during the past year.
Two out of every three new pay TV subscribers are picking DBS over cable, even though local channels are still not available from satcasters, according to an FCC report on competition in the…
The English Football League is close to a deal with satcaster BSkyB for the broadcast of a series of pay-per-view soccer matches.
Just call it perky vs. persnickety: "Friends" overtook "Seinfeld" as the most-watched syndie off-net sitcom strip for the first time in the week ended Dec. 13.