Archive for the ‘TV Business’ Category

November 2nd, 2007 at 8:48 am

Writers Strike Starts, 1988-like Ratings Drop Too?

UPDATE: The strike has begun. It's interesting to look at the viewership trends in primetime broadcast television since the last writers strike


October 30th, 2007 at 5:08 pm

ABC Gives Full Season Pick Up to Samantha Who?

Variety is reporting that ABC has picked up the comedy Samantha Who? for a full season of shows. Samantha Who? has been


October 29th, 2007 at 8:42 am

Verizon Adds 212,000 FiOS TV subscribers

Verizon reported today that it had added 212,000 FiOS (fiber optic) TV customers in Q3 2007, bringing its total to 717,000, which


October 29th, 2007 at 5:51 am

Jeff Zucker: Please STFU

Dude, run NBC instead of running it into the ground while crying about Apple. Jeff Zucker is crying about Apple.  Crying about iPods.


October 26th, 2007 at 9:20 am

Producers Make New Proposal, Screenwriters Yawn

With news that the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) put a new proposal on the bargaining table yesterday, some


October 25th, 2007 at 9:09 am

Comcast Loses 65,000 Basic Cable Subscribers

Comcast announced that they lost 65,000 basic cable subscribers in the third quarter ended September 30, 2007.


October 24th, 2007 at 9:29 pm

Fox Picks Up Back To You

Fox has picked up Back to You for a full season of shows. It hasn't been a standout among all new shows,


October 24th, 2007 at 2:00 am

ABC Picks Up Pushing Daisies & Private Practice

ABC has given both Pushing Daisies and Private Practice orders completing a full season of shows. That would come as no surprise

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