Archive for the ‘TV Business’ Category

May 23rd, 2008 at 11:43 am

CW vs. MyNetworkTV, Tiny Network Smackdown!

Recently, our friend Brian Stelter at TV Decoder referred to MyNetworkTV as "the low-rated mini-network owned by the News Corporation". Considering the


May 8th, 2008 at 9:40 pm

CW Gives Up On Sunday Night

Variety is reporting that the CW is giving up on programming Sunday night: The CW is close to sealing a deal with


May 8th, 2008 at 1:24 pm

DVR Viewership Up 64% In Broadcast Primetime

Wayne Friedman at MediaWatch, has some quotes from Sinclair Broadcast Group's CEO David Smith saying that DVR usage has had little impact


May 5th, 2008 at 10:12 am

Men In Trees Is Cancelled

TV Guide is reporting that ABC has cancelled Men in Trees: ABC has gone and canceled one of TV's most consistently heartwarming


May 5th, 2008 at 12:08 am

Mark Cuban on The Ala Carting of Video on the Internet

Mark Cuban has a great post up on his blog titled The Ala Carting of Video on the Net - Will it


April 23rd, 2008 at 1:36 pm

Presidential Debate TV Ratings Bigger Than Ever! But Not *That* Big

Most of the recent talk about the ABC Democratic Presidential debate centered on the questioning, the fairness, and the motives of the


April 22nd, 2008 at 11:44 am

Declining NBA Playoff Ratings, It's the Clock!

I wrote earlier this week about declining NBA playoff ratings. Today Gregg Easterbrook (in ESPN's Tuesday Morning Quarterback) gives a perfectly simple


April 21st, 2008 at 12:28 pm

Yes Virginia, VCR Recording is Tracked By Nielsen

Alert reader "Carl LaFong" pointed out in our comments that Nielsen Media has, for quite some time, tracked and continues to track

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