Up against powerhouse network sweeps programming, ad-supported cable networks faltered during February, with seven of the top-10 ranked nets down in primetime ratings from last year.
A new Madison Avenue study has confirmed what most TV viewers feel in their gut: The relentless volume of commercials has jumped up again in the last year, setting a record.
For the second consecutive sweeps period, KABC has topped arch-rival KNBC in several key races.
It may be based on the factual life of an FBI family, but USA's "Cover Me" is hardly grounded in reality. Implausible at every turn, the cable net's new one-hour dramedy misses more than it hits…
ABC took control of the February sweeps race in adults 18-49 with a decisive victory over NBC last week as five episodes of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and strong movie perfs proved the…
Craig Hunegs has been upped to exec VP of Warner Bros. Television, a newly created post that makes him the studio's No. 2 exec under topper Peter Roth.
After waking up America for 15 years, the ayem chatshow duo of "Regis and Kathie Lee" is splitting up -- and it's not Regis Philbin who's ankling.
Flat is good at the Big 4 networks, which managed to stem the erosion a bit this February sweeps. With ABC's "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" still kicking serious Nielsen butt, the major webs'…
The 600-pound gorillas at Fox have apparently stopped "Spawn" creator Todd McFarlane from aping one of the studio's classic franchises.
Hearst Entertainment has pinned down key NBC O&Os clearance deals in L.A. and Gotham for upcoming lifestyle series "Famous Homes and Hideaways," which now looks solid for a launch in the fall.
The BBC has sold all 365 episodes of "Teletubbies" to Russian pubcaster RTR, the first time the entire kids TV series has been licensed in one go.