PBS making debate footage available

All eight announced Democratic presidential candidates are appearing at the "All-American Presidential Forum" on PBS tonight, in a debate with a minority slant. PBS...

Ugly is pretty when it comes to ratings

Univision is celebrating the strong ratings from Monday's finale of the Mexican novela "La Fea más Bella" (The Prettiest Ugly Girl), which reached an...

Judge Judy holding strong

"Judge Judy" is giving Pat Sajak a run for his money this summer. Her Honor has again tied "Wheel of Fortune" for top of...

Ion revises exchange offer for preferreds

Ion Media Networks will give preferred shareholders a bit of extra time to decide whether to take it up on an offer to exchange...

Digital rights in NBA TV renewals

The NBA announced eight-year extensions of its television contracts with ESPN-ABC and TNT, running through the 2015-2016 season. The new deals will allow the...

CBS’s KUTV-TV SLC license at risk

Andrea Gutton and Sharilee Guest have objected to the license renewal of KUTV-TV in Salt Lake City, owned by a subsidiary of CBS Broadcasting...

Nielsen Monitor-Plus unveils ratings for series finales

Television viewers said goodbye to a few of their favorite programs last month and Nielsen Monitor-Plus took a historic and in-depth look at advertising...

Nielsen expands movie measurement

Nielsen EDI announced that it has expended its global movie box office measurement business to include Japan and South Korean. Those are the two...

Transformers get Animated

Coming on the heels of the live-action theatrical film being released July 3rd, by DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures, Cartoon Network and Hasbro Inc....

TV One losses up slightly

Radio One filed its Q1 financial report with the SEC Monday morning, getting the company caught back up on its filings since restating previous...

Paris picks Larry

How many jailbirds have their publicist putting out news releases for them on BusinessWire? Of course, Paris Hilton is not your ordinary convict. She...

Ion sued again

Already facing a lawsuit from some holders of its 14.25% preferred shares (6/15/07 TVBR #117), Ion Media Networks has now been sued as well...

DOJ intercedes in cable/telco dispute

The citizens residing in rural portions of eastern Pennsylvania may be the winners, even as Citizens Communications suffers a loss at the hands of...

Markey gives industry room to head off regulation

The good news is that Ed Markey (D-MA) recognizes the preference for content management tools over content regulation when it comes to helping parents...

NBCU launches global campaign for "Heroes"

NBC Universal has launched a company-wide initiative to showcase NBC's series "Heroes" with the "Heroes World Tour," which will kick off the Heroes: Season...