The NBC O&Os are talking with King World Prods. about partnering on a live morning show, probably fronted by WNBC's genial weatherman Al Roker and a female co-host.
The primetime Nielsens article Wednesday used incorrect five-day averages for the November sweeps. Correct averages, updated to include the sweeps’ sixth night, are: ABC, an 11.0 rating, 18 share in…
News Corp. lifted net earnings 9% to $243 million in its first quarter on 16% higher revenue of $2.9 billion, it said Wednesday, with a strong performance from Fox Television offsetting a downturn at…
Nickelodeon/Nick at Nite has awarded executive-VP chevrons to four of its senior staffers: Cyma Zarghami, Ann Sarnoff, Scott Webb and Marva Smalls.
"The Rosie O'Donnell Show" is headed west again for the February '98 sweep to drum up ratings and money for breast cancer research.
British broadcasters on Tuesday stepped closer to launching digital television on schedule next year by unveiling two pacts that will be crucial to the introduction of multiple TV channels in the U.K.
The highly touted alliance between 3 Arts Entertainment, CBS and Columbia TriStar TV has been dissolved after the venture --- the first of its kind --- failed to produce any primetime TV projects for…
Bavarian media mogul Leo Kirch is increasing his share in Germany's No. 2 commercial station SAT1 from 43% to 58%. A Kirch Group representative said on Monday that Kirch has purchased publisher…
Six TV executives have been installed as new members to the board of directors of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation (ATASF).
After several years as sometimes acrimonious competitors, Asia's money-losing business news channels CNBC and ABN are huddling over a deal that would see them combine operations.
In an effort to lay the foundation of a family-friendly broadcast network, Paxson Communications has reached an agreement with Eyemark Entertainment for off-network rights to the CBS series "Touched…