After nailing its all-time high of 3.2 in the latest Nielsen ratings, Fox O&Os have decided to renew their vows with gaveler "Divorce Court" for fall 2000.
Actioners and other weeklies duked it out to the end during the third week of sweeps, resulting in a new king of the ring, according to the Nielsen report for the week of Nov. 15-21.
It speaks volumes about the state of network television that ABC would devote 17 consecutive nights of November sweeps to "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" but couldn't squeeze in two hours for a show…
Writer-producer Jonathan Katz -- the self-confessed "troubled" mind behind Comedy Central's animated hit "Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist" -- has inked an overall multiyear deal to develop primetime…
The changing of the zeroes seems a topic tailor-made for Dennis Miller's ironic wit, since the hype is so disproportionate to the event's significance. But maybe the Y2K bug and the corresponding…
The just-concluded November sweeps saw the recent downward drift in Los Angeles news ratings continue, with KABC the only English-lingo station to consistently buck the gloomy trend.
Last month's trade deal between the World Trade Organization and China has put the spotlight on China's nearly 1 billion -- and growing -- TV viewers.
Biopics of Wilt Chamberlain, George Foreman and Marge Schott highlight a wide-ranging slate of original movies on the drawing boards of the USA Network.
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and other broadcast distractions made November a tough month for some ad-supported cable nets, but the competition couldn't slow TBS, ESPN or Nickelodeon.
ABC is starting to find out just how big "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" truly was this month, now that the hit gameshow has retired for the sweeps and is no longer lifting some of its Alphabet…
Britain's Channel 5 has inked a deal for the exclusive terrestrial premiere rights to Warner Bros.' 1999 theatrical releases. The package includes "The Matrix," "Wild, Wild West," "Analyze This,"…