"Seinfeld" has signed off with a sensational 41.3 rating, 58 share, making it the fourth-highest-rated series finale since 1960 and putting it in a tie for the second-highest-rated non-sports…
The local TV equivalent of hell freezing over came to pass Friday as Chris Craft/ United-owned KCOP agreed to pay a record-shattering license fee for an off-network comedy that probably will have…
Will Jerry Springer take on "Saturday Night Live" and Howard Stern later this summer? Station sources say "Springer" distrib Studios USA has quietly been shopping a sixth weekend telecast of its…
NBC has continued to pile up sweeps-month victories, leading preliminary Nielsen results for Friday and Saturday, the first two nights after the Peacock's May 14 "Seinfeld" success.
The wedding episode of CBS' "The Nanny" has marched to that series' highest Nielsens since Sept. 25, 1996, but the final firstrun airing of ABC's "Ellen" equaled that sitcom's second-lowest firstrun…
Much like "Seinfeld's" George Costanza, ABC and CBS were concerned about "shrinkage" Thursday night -- Nielsen shrinkage, that is.
Film Roman has inked a deal with Claster Television to produce "The Mr. Potato Head Show" for the Fox Kids Network.
Fox Broadcasting Co. has ordered 13 episodes of another animated comedy for midseason called "Family Guy," which was created, written, produced and animated by a young newcomer named Seth MacFarlane.
Upstart network wannabe Pax Net added credibility to its cause by hiring former CBS president Jeff Sagansky as president and CEO of Paxson Communications Corp., which plans to launch its…
After a cavalcade of catch phrases and character actor witnesses, Jerry Seinfeld departed from the NBC airwaves Thursday night, as an estimated 79 million viewers watched Jerry and his three pals pay…
Universal may choose not to base its new European headquarters in the U.K. if the unbundling of cable and satellite TV channel packages goes ahead.