This holiday season, Jay Leno and Conan O'Brien are discovering the joy of receiving -- at least when generous viewers in Nielsen homes are doing the giving.
Lou Viola has been recruited to produce PS NBC, the net's new showcase for upstart talent bowing Jan. 6 in New York.
National Geographic has wrapped the millennium on a high note, recording its highest Nielsens since 1996.
"Wheel of Fortune" will take a new spin now that associate director Mark Corwin has been named a director of the long-running Columbia TriStar/King World gamer.
The National Hockey League, which has abandoned gimmicks like the illuminated puck, continues to shed TV viewers on its national cablecasts.
The ITV network has won the Christmas TV ratings battle with a 46% primetime viewing share -- the commercial web's first Christmas victory over the BBC in 15 years.
Some of Russia's top TV figures will soon find themselves on the other side of the broadcasting fence.
Robert Rabinovitch, the recently appointed president of the Canadian Broadcast Corporation, has launched a task force to return Canada's public broadcaster to its roots as a radio and TV content…
Despite recent rating surges, MGM's syndie newsmag "National Enquirer" is changing its voice. Mike Walker is stepping aside as co-host of the program to make way for former E! anchor James Hill.
Any sign of a post-sweeps blues wasn't evident for most syndie rookies this week as a slew of freshmen reached all-time highs, according to Nielsen for the week of Dec. 6-12.
-- ValueVision Intl. announced Wednesday that distribution of its cable home shopping network increased by 50% in the final six months of 1999, growing from 16 million homes in June to the current…