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October 30th, 2008 at 11:26 am

NBC to Get New Head of Programming?

Nikki Finke is wondering whether BBC America's Paul Telegdy will become the peacock's chief programming guru. Writes Finke: For months now, I've

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October 30th, 2008 at 11:15 am

"THIS WEEK" BEATS "FACE THE NATION" IN TOTAL VIEWERS AND A25-54 -- THIRD WEEK IN A ROW AMONG TOTAL VIEWERS

via ABC press release:   "THIS WEEK" GROWS YEAR TO YEAR, SEASON TO DATE  AND 4th-QUARTER TO DATE "THIS WEEK" INCREASES 54%

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October 30th, 2008 at 11:13 am

Opposite the Conclusion of the World Series, ABC Grows for the 2nd Straight Week in Adults 18-49, Posting its Top-Rated Wednesday in 4 Weeks

via ABC press release (which as usual wins the award for headline length, whereas CBS goes for brevity): Hitting Season Highs, "Pushing

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October 30th, 2008 at 9:35 am

Wednesday Ratings: Phillies Beat Rays, Obama Pummels Pushing Daisies

The Barack Obama paid political message rated very well, scoring 26.4 million across NBC, CBS and Fox, with an impressive combined 18-49

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October 30th, 2008 at 8:18 am

Fox Pulls 'Til Death From Lineup

Update: While 'Til Death is still off of Fox's schedule, and has been since October, 2008, Fox has already purchased a full

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October 30th, 2008 at 7:50 am

CBS Loses Massive $12.5 BILLION With Write-down

Ouch.   From Reuters: NEW YORK (Reuters) - CBS Corp CBS.N reported a massive quarterly loss as the economic crisis and rapidly deteriorating

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October 30th, 2008 at 7:30 am

John McCain and Barack Obama on ESPN's Monday Night Football

via ESPN press release: John McCain and Barack Obama on ESPN's Monday Night Football Chris Berman to Interview Presidential Candidates on Eve

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October 30th, 2008 at 7:16 am

Early Wednesday Ratings: Obama Ad Pushes Daisies Six Feet Under

The Obama-mercial was fairly highly rated across the three broadcast networks (CBS, Fox and NBC) in the early metered market numbers. Between

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