Satellite TV tops cable in 14 markets

The Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB) is out with its latest comparison of cable vs. alternate delivery system (ADS) television delivery, the latter being...

TV laughs at itself

Brad Garrett will host The Museum of Television & Radio two-hour special "TV's Funniest Moments," airing Friday, June 1st (8-10 pm ET/PT) on Fox....

Comedy Central greenlights five for 07-08

Comedy Central has detailed its 2007-08 development slate, greenlighting five new pilots. They reportedly include an animated effort with Larry the Cable Guy; a...

Two more Dems opt out of Fox debate

The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has planned a Democratic presidential debate, earmarked for 9/23/07, to be held on the Fox News Channel (FNC). The...

Nielsen releases first commercial minute ratings

The Nielsen Company yesterday began offering the first standardized ratings of television commercials, giving clients a way to measure the impact on commercial viewing...

Still some spin left on ex-Emmis TVs?

According to reports, stations being run by Montecito Broadcast Group after being acquired in a transaction filed with the FCC 10/7/05 may be ready...

MyNetworkTV unveils Fall sked

MyNetworkTV has revealed its new schedule for the Fall 2007 season. The lineup, announced by Greg Meidel, President, MyNetworkTV, includes four reality programs, as...

Idol finale goes out on top

The weekly ratings numbers were delayed by the Memorial Day holiday, but you already know that Fox won the official TV season in 18-49...

Katie’s balloon just keeps deflating

Ratings for "The CBS Evening News With Katie Couric" have gone down again, last week hitting the lowest point for the Eye network's evening...

TV cameraman killed in Iraq

A cameraman for AP Television News is the latest journalist killed in Iraq. The AP says Saif M. Fakhry, age 26, was on his...

NAB and NCTA grapple on the issues

Marci Ryvicker and her colleagues at Wachovia Capital Markets refereed a meeting of the minds last week featuring David Rehr of the National Association...

TVB touts 99% sweep for broadcast TV

Now that the 2006-2007 television season has wrapped up, the Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB) has crunched the numbers from Nielsen Media Research and...

Organ TV?

The Netherlands' BNN television network is carrying a new production from Endemol, one of the pioneers of reality TV with its 1999 creation of...

Fox cuts back "On The Lot"

Dismal ratings have led Fox to cut the two nights weekly "On The Lot" reality movie making show back to Tuesdays only. The competition...

NBC Uni has Tiger by the tail

It will be all Tiger Woods across the 11 networks of NBC Universal on Thursday, June 14th. As Tiger Woods tees off in the...

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