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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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,

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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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