Stations' ability to continue producing quality programming in a struggling economy has led to concerns about viewer rebellion. The question arose yesterday at a NATPE panel sesh titled "Can You…
NBC Sports executive producer Terry O'Neil said Mike Ditka's appearance on this Sunday's Super Bowl coverage does not mean the former coach will become a permanent member of the network's coverage…
CBS News prexy Eric Ober announced yesterday a long-expected reshuffling of showrunners for his division's prime time news magazines.
Ross Portugeis has been named exec VP for Turner Entertainment Networks Intl. , a newly created position overseeing the global expansion and operation of such cable franchises as TNT and the Cartoon…
New strip series are facing one of the tightest marketplaces in years, according to a number of signs that surfaced at the National Assn. of Television Program Executives (NATPE) convention.
Cable TV-originated children's programs are less likely to contain violence than those produced by the broadcast networks, but cable violence in general is on par with the webs, according to a report…
David Verdi has been named exec news director at NBC News, where he will have responsibility for the full NBC newsgathering operation, the news desk and all national and international bureaus.
ABC Entertainment prez Ted Harbert yesterday chastised NBC for its handling of the David Letterman negotiations.
Paramount's firstrun hours scored "can't-touch-this"-type numbers in national Nielsen syndication standings for the week of Jan. 11, as "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" hung on well in its regular series…
Connie Chung's invitation to speak at a banquet here Friday was withdrawn after organizers of a boycott over Colorado's anti-gay rights amendment criticized her decision to attend.
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Sunday Night Football
Sunday Night Football1Rating: 6.0 Share: 15 Viewers (Millions): 16.6 Network: NBC
The Simpsons2Rating: 3.0 Share: 8 Viewers (Millions): 6.8 Network: FOX
Family Guy3Rating: 2.6 Share: 6 Viewers (Millions): 5.2 Network: FOX