Oscar coverage and the end of the NCAA men's basketball tournament worked together to boost ratings perfs for syndicated magazine shows during the week ending April 1.
In another time and place, "Weakest Link" would be another novelty attraction. Today, however, it's NBC's savior, an already tested mixture of ABC's "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and CBS'…
ABC and the National Football League failed to reach agreement on a less rigid schedule that would have funneled more playoff-bound teams to "Monday Night Football" toward the end of the 2001 season…
Disputing fair use of the rights to superhero characters from the "X-Men" franchise, 20th Century Fox and Marvel Enterprises filed lawsuits against each other in a Gotham federal court last week.
With Viacom-owned TNN apparently unwilling to step up to the plate just yet on major theatrical film license deals for the broadcast window, CBS will partner with TNT on rights to the…
CBS and producer Orly Adelson have optioned "Mercury 13," an account of NASA's first female astronauts by journalist Martha Ackmann. It will be developed as a CBS feature. Ackmann also has sold the…
Nielsen Media Research on Wednesday continued to have problems processing ratings data for Sunday, delaying the release of ratings for all dayparts on April 8. Daily Variety will report the numbers…
"Boot Camp" fans reported for duty on Tuesday as the third episode of the Fox reality series -- airing on a special night -- won its hour by key measures and helped knock down ABC's promising rookie…
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USA Network has landed the rights to two event-driven primetime specials: "Armed Forces Eco-Challenge" and "The Real Cannonball Run 2001."
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