Archive for the ‘TV Business’ Category

October 22nd, 2007 at 9:08 am

No More Viva for Viva Laughlin

CBS has cancelled the comedy Viva Laughlin, starring Hugh Jackman, after its first two dismal episodes on Thursday and Sunday. A CSI


October 20th, 2007 at 8:48 am

What Happens If The Writers Strike?

With the news that screenwriters have voted to authorize a strike as early as November 1, what would happen to your favorite


October 18th, 2007 at 9:31 pm

Pickups: Private Practice, Big Bang Theory, The Unit

TV Week is reporting that ABC has picked up Grey's Anatomy spinoff Private Practice, and that CBS has picked up The Big


October 18th, 2007 at 1:53 pm

Overall TV Viewing Flattens, Primetime Declines

20.5% of TV Households Have DVRs (click chart for full-sized image) Nielsen released information showing that average TV viewing for US households


October 17th, 2007 at 11:48 am

Nobody Watches Commercials in DVR Playback

In all the news about the new C+3 commercial ratings, it seems like most writers have focused on the "nothing new" theme.


October 15th, 2007 at 5:37 pm

Fox Business Network vs. CNBC, Ready to Rumble!

Fox Business Network launches today. Currently available in about 30 million homes vs. approximately 90 million for CNBC, it faces an uphill


October 14th, 2007 at 7:32 pm

Struggling Series Kept Alive by Strike Threat

Broadcasting & Cable reports that the impending writers strike is keeping series on the air [reg. req.] that might otherwise have been


October 8th, 2007 at 9:54 pm

NHL Network Makes A Deal the NFL Network Won't

Beggars can't be choosers as NHL Net accepts carriage on sports tiers The NHL Network has signed carriage deals with Comcast, DirecTV,

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