Archive for the ‘TV Business’ Category

October 13th, 2008 at 9:55 am

Off-Net ‘House’ a Hit in Cable Run

TV Week reports that not only is House one of the most successful shows on broadcast prime-time, but that it has become

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October 12th, 2008 at 7:24 pm

NBC orders more 'Knight Rider' scripts

Variety is reporting that NBC has ordered 4 more scripts for Knight Rider. We'd heard it performed well with young men, and

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October 9th, 2008 at 3:47 pm

Try Your Hand At Network TV PR!

I read a lot of TV network press releases (so you don't have to!). What continues to strike me are the number

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October 9th, 2008 at 3:00 pm

USA renews 'Psych,' 'Burn Notice'

Variety is reporting that, to no ones surprise, USA has renewed both Psych and Burn Notice for a full 16 episode season.

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October 2nd, 2008 at 9:37 pm

America's Toughest Jobs Exiled to Saturday For Final 2 Episodes

NBC's America's Toughest Jobs will relocate from Friday night to the broadcast TV equivalent of Siberia on Saturday at 8pm for its

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September 29th, 2008 at 9:04 am

ESPN to Key on Live Telecasts

Robert and I both believe that live events like sports will become relatively more valuable in the future because they are more

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September 26th, 2008 at 8:30 am

Primetime & Cable Product Placements Down; Broadcast Up

MediaPost is reporting: Prime-time product placement occurrences on broadcast network programs increased overall by almost 12% during the first and second quarters

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September 25th, 2008 at 12:07 pm

Nielsen Examines TV Viewers to the Political Conventions, September 2008

An interesting report was released by  Nielsen analyzing some of the viewership trends for the Republican and Democratic conventions. Here are a

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