The CBS network coverage of the 1998 Olympics delivered the best lead-in audience to WCBS New York's struggling 11 p.m. newscast since the last winter Olympics on CBS four years ago.
Despite the 17-hour time difference between L.A. and Nagano, Japan, KCBS upped the national primetime average garnered by the network with its nightly Winter Olympics coverage -- scoring a 17.8…
A new survey from the European Broadcasting Union maintains that U.S.-made TV shows for kids -- in particular cartoons -- are threatening the traditional children's programming of Europe's pubcasters.
The South African Broadcasting Corp. has admitted it inflated its viewer figures for its flagship channel, SABC3, by 32%, but said the error was not intentional.
Spurred by a large audience that tuned in for CBS' Olympics coverage, the network's "Late Show With David Letterman" finished in a virtual dead heat with NBC's "Tonight Show With Jay Leno" for the…
Despite ribbing from CBS prexy Leslie Moonves, Fox Entertainment president Peter Roth said he has no misgivings about programming violent specials like "World's Scariest Police Chases."
Friday's dramatic women's figure skating finals scored the highest Nielsen marks of the 1998 Winter Olympics, though it was also the lowest-rated women's finals of the past four Olympics.
Actor-director Forest Whitaker has inked his first TV development deal with Columbia TriStar TV, where he has two drama series projects in the works for ABC and Showtime.
The huge ratings being racked up by reruns of Twentieth TV's "The X-Files" simultaneously in syndication and on the FX cable network could translate into gross revenues of $1.5 million an episode, a…
Much to the Eye web's chagrin, a Feb. 20 CBS News "practice report" about the U.S. bombing Iraq could have been seen in as many as 2 million American homes.
CBS cabler Eye on People will shine a spotlight on a variety of former Academy Award winners and nominees during "Hollywood Heavyweights Week," beginning March 16.