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March 15th, 2009 at 8:02 pm

Updated: Sci Fi channel changing its name to Syfy

I had hoped to look at the calendar and see it was April 1, so I'd know this was a joke.  I'm

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March 15th, 2009 at 6:11 pm

Business as usual after executive changes at FOX

From Variety: Fox programmers met with Rice late last week and came away with a sense that their creative sensibilities will mesh

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March 15th, 2009 at 12:41 pm

WPI forecasts bigger advertising cuts than others

From AdWeek (this doesn't focus specifically on television advertising, but...): NEW YORK Publicly traded holding companies have good reason not to broadcast

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March 15th, 2009 at 10:23 am

Saturday Ratings: Woz in reruns trumps The Donald

Scoreboard Total Viewers (million) 6.44 5.38 4.57 3.15 Rating/Share: Adults 18-49 1.2/4 1.8/6 1.0/3 0.9/3 CBS won the night in terms of

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March 15th, 2009 at 1:16 am

An ugly turn at Top Model audition

From the Associated Press by way of the Wall Street Journal: Associated Press NEW YORK -- Three people were arrested and six

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March 14th, 2009 at 11:06 pm

Dreaming out loud: saving the Nielsen ratings challenged fan favorites

There are all kinds of nonproductive approaches to saving fan favorites that are Nielsen ratings challenged. People dream all the time.  They

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March 14th, 2009 at 1:55 pm

Jon Stewart- Jim Cramer Episode Spikes Daily Show Ratings

I am neither a Cramer nor a Stewart fan, but together they're ratings magic. Jon Stewart’s faceoff with CNBC’s Jim Cramer Thursday

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March 14th, 2009 at 10:06 am

Veteran Reality Doing Well, While New Hits Are Absent

Good observations by Broadcasting & Cable about the fact that while veteran reality shows have been doing very well this season, there

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