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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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