The verdict was clear in 1999: Court shows ruled the syndicated roost. Blame it partly on the continued success of "Judge Judy," the Paramount gaveler that has spawned many imitators (with more on…
The European Commission has issued plans to revise EU rules on the financial transparency of companies, which could put the heat on pubcasters that use state subsidies to beef up their commercial TV…
Watching a videotaped stage production is a poor substitution for the real thing. Seeing actors project -- vocally and physically -- for a live audience when the camera has zoomed in close creates a…
The parent company of ABC affiliate KITV Honolulu has notified the state's largest cable provider that it must compensate the station if it wants to keep its programs on its system.
George Washington's legendary trek across the Delaware River is revisited in "The Crossing," A&E's nobly executed but flawed look at the Revolutionary War's most celebrated event. Not focused enough…
Fox News Channel's "The O'Reilly Factor" has become a significant factor indeed for CNBC's "Rivera Live."
ABC's new year is off to a festive start, with coverage of millennium celebrations Friday night and college bowl games Saturday and Sunday putting the Alphabet on course to garner its most dominant…
KTLA trounced the competition in its coverage of the annual New Year's Day Rose Parade, scoring a whopping 21.8/49 household rating over second-place KABC (4.9/12).
MGM says it will create three or four 24-hour minipay cable networks featuring movies drawn from the studio's library of 4,100 theatrical titles. The studio hopes to get the nets up and running by…
The retransmission dance continues as the threat of cable multisystem operators yanking local station signals became very real on Jan. 1.
"Nash Bridges" stars Don Johnson and Cheech Marin have been tapped to host the 26th annual People's Choice Awards. Kudocast is slated to air live to the Eastern and Central time zones Sunday night at…