George Draper Lewis, a prolific radio and TV writer, died Jan. 4 of natural causes in Palm Desert. He was 89.
Modern Times Group's multichannel operator ViaSat has inked a deal with Scandinavia's NetCom Systems that makes ViaSat the third-biggest supplier of pay TV in Europe, behind Canal Plus and British…
President Clinton's request for the FCC to enact free airtime regulations, made during his State of the Union address Tuesday night, hadn't even made its way over to the agency's headquarters before…
Japanese videogame maker Nintendo Co. and high tech ceramics maker Kyocera Corp. said Tuesday they have applied for a government license to start a satellite broadcasting channel.
Columbia TriStar TV and Craig Anderson Prods. have acquired rights to Linda Katherine Cutting's HarperCollins memoir "Memory Slips," which is being adapted as a telefilm for CBS.
Marianne Clarkson, a TV staff writer and story editor, died Jan. 16 following a brief illness. She was 49.
HBO will roll out its first Comic Relief benefit comedy show in some 2-1/2 years on June 14 with Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg and Robin Williams set to return as hosts for the eighth fundraiser.
Writer-director John Harrison has been tabbed to adapt the Frank Herbert classic sci-fi novel "Dune" as a six-hour miniseries for New Amsterdam Entertainment in association with ABC Pictures for air…
A Spice Girls concert taped late last year in Istanbul, Turkey -- and presented this month as a Showtime Event Television (SET) pay-per-view special -- has attracted more total buys than any PPV…
Boosted by Sunday's dramatic Super Bowl, NBC has more than doubled the primetime average of its closest pursuer in primetime Nielsens for the Jan. 19-25 week, while nearly matching the combined score…
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Scandal1Rating: 3.4 Share: 10 Viewers (Millions): 10.5 Network: ABC
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The Big Bang Theory, -r2Rating: 2.6 Share: 9 Viewers (Millions): 10.8 Network: CBS
Grey's Anatomy3Rating: 2.5 Share: 8 Viewers (Millions): 8.1 Network: ABC