Acme Television, the station group headed by WB Network chief Jamie Kellner, has taken the curious step of trading its WB affiliate station in Albuquerque, N.M., for the UPN affil in the market.
Fox and ABC got the biggest premieres and CBS had hoops, but the March 22-28 primetime Nielsens win has gone to NBC thanks to a timely Tuesday-Wednesday rally.
NBC remained ahead of the evening news pack during the first three months of 1999, snagging a Nielsen victory in the key news demo of adults 25-54 for the 10th consecutive quarter.
What begins as a horrendous pseudo-celebrity karaoke night gives way to an occasionally cute, always out of control gameshow that's equal parts grating and giddy. Host Ahmet Zappa -- with brother…
Connecticut's down-to-the-wire upset win over Duke in Monday's men's college basketball championship game left this year's contest with the lowest hoops final ratings since 1972 and the lowest ever…
Disney Channel has given the go-ahead to three original movies and three original series for its "middle-aged" kids audience (9-11), including two reality series, said Rich Ross, senior VP…
In its report card for the first quarter of 1999, A.C. Nielsen handed out primetime ratings increases to 19 of the 38 regularly monitored cable networks -- exactly half.
Noah Emmerich ("The Truman Show") has been cast in UPN's Jon Favreau pilot, and Loretta Devine ("Waiting to Exhale") has been cast in the netlet's "Moesha" spinoff "Mo'Nique."
Latino cabler LAPTV, backed by Universal, Paramount, MGM and Fox, is set to roll out a third film network today.
Defying predictions of a post-Monica dip, Fox News Channel is on track to score its first-ever quarterly primetime Nielsen win over rival MSNBC -- though the crisis in Kosovo seems to be helping the…
German pay TV channel Premiere has secured 14 new nationwide digital channels in addition to its three current offerings, paving the way for its expansion into digital broadcasting.
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