"The Rosie O'Donnell Show" took a big Nielsen leap in the first week of its return to live broadcasts, according to Nielsen's latest national syndie ratings report for the week ended Jan. 10.
Is "Dilbert" strong enough to singlehandedly reverse the tide of primetime failure that continues to hogtie UPN? Probably not. But it's surely the wittiest thing the netlet has ever had the good…
Gearing up its original film and series production, TBS Superstation announced that it has greenlit two new original movies, "Diamondback" and "First Daughter."
FROM NATPEFox and its affiliates reached an agreement Sunday allowing stations to drop an hour of weekday morning kids programming in exchange for returning a chunk of ad inventory in the afternoon…
LMNO Prods. and Granada Entertainment USA are producing a one-hour reality special for CBS called "Surprise, Surprise!" that will be considered as a backdoor series pilot for fall.
FROM NATPEABC TV topper Pat Fili-Krushel -- in her first appearance before ABC's full affiliate body since ascending to the top spot last summer -- will quietly begin laying the groundwork today for…
MTV will premiere a new "Scared Straight," VH1 unveiled its planned move into telefilms, Comedy Central unwrapped its new comedy series, and USA will launch a variety show starring the Zappa brothers…
FROM NATPEAmong the 18,000 TV types at NATPE this week, a mere dozen or so key station executives are the ones to watch: They now call most -- if not all -- of the shots in the domestic syndication…
With the affil deals, the Miami-based news net, already available to more than 10 million Latino and U.S. homes, secures a presence in five of the Top 10 Hispanic markets.
CBS and Craig Anderson Prods. are developing a four-hour miniseries about the controversial relationship between Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States, and his slave mistress…
House Telecommunications Chairman Billy Tauzin (R-La.) said organizational reform of the Federal Communications Commission is moving forward now that he has approval for his project from Republican…