An avalanche of new satellite/cable feeds from the U.S. and Latin America is revolutionizing the TV market south of the border.
Canada's private broadcasters have already made a major New Year's resolution: less violence on the tube.
Fox Broadcasting Co. has confirmed Sunday and Tuesday berths, respectively, for new sitcoms starring George Carlin and Henry Winkler, as expected (Daily Variety, Nov. 24).
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Big Brother1Rating: 2.3 Share: 8 Viewers (Millions): 7.0 Network: CBS
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The Big Bang Theory-r2Rating: 1.7 Share: 7 Viewers (Millions): 8.0 Network: CBS
Mom-r3Rating: 1.5 Share: 6 Viewers (Millions): 6.4 Network: CBS
ABC has snapped CBS' three-week primetime Nielsen winning streak, taking the Dec. 6-12 period with a combination of football, Barbara Walters and Christmas films.
China Television Ltd. announced that it intends to launch a 24-hour satellite TV news service next year.
Jean-Pierre Elkabbach, 56, one of France's most respected journalists and a former primetime anchorman, has been appointed president of French pubcasters France 2 and France 3.
London Weekend TV, scrambling to defend itself against the hostile takeover bid launched last week by Granada Group, is discussing a possible merger with fellow ITV station Yorkshire-Tyne Tees TV, it…
NBC's web premiere of "Home Alone" brought the network even with CBS for the Nov. 22-28 primetime Nielsens week, giving NBC its first share of the Nielsens lead since the NBA Playoffs last June.
Thirty-four members of the U.S. Senate have asked the Federal Communications Commission to step up its investigation into whether cable TV companies have illegally evaded rate regulation rules.
MCA TV confirmed that it will expand its weekly animated series “Exosquad” into a strip next fall. The new Monday-Friday version of the show will come out with 52 episodes. * * * Rep. Fred Grandy…