Soccer legend Diego Maradona debuted as a TV host Aug. 15 in a splashy two-hour program that upped ratings for struggling Buenos Aires broadcaster Artear-Canal 13.
It's been a bummer of a summer for webheads. Most of the dozen-plus reality skeins launched by broadcasters since Memorial Day have flat-out flopped. Original dramas like Fox's "The Inside" and ABC's…
Fox was kicking up its heels over Wednesday night's ratings bump for "So You Think You Can Dance," as the skein's finalists competed for the first time.
NBC's "Tommy Lee Goes to College" recorded passable grades in its premiere Tuesday night, placing second to timeslot bully "Big Brother 6" on CBS among young adults.
Ratings for off-net broadcasts of "Friends" gave the syndie world a shot in the arm in the otherwise slow week of Aug. 1. Laffer posted a new season high, improving on previous week's figures by 27%…
As the dog days of summer television viewing wear on, the return of football and a special original episode of one of its biggest hits lifted ABC into a tie with CBS last week for the lead in young…
Fox dominates Tuesdays when "American Idol" is in session, but the night's a jump ball every fall. Sure enough, five newbies, including some of the season's highest-profile entries, will bow on this…
Cable news has loaded another blonde bombshell. MSNBC recently suffered the ultimate humiliation when perennial ratings loser Headline News knocked it into fourth place in the cable news wars thanks…
After a barrage of advance publicity, "Lost" arrived in Blighty Aug. 11 and scored the biggest-ever debut for a U.S. show on terrestrial web Channel 4.
CBS enjoyed more success in key young-adult demos last week, but it was another soft sesh overall for the broadcasters, as only ABC improved upon its perf of a year ago.
Webs in Oz and Blighty scored record auds for parts of the four-day Ashes cricket match between the two countries, which the England team won Sunday by just two runs in a nail-biting finish.