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April 13th, 2009 at 9:36 am

Sunday Ratings: The Masters sudden death playoff leads CBS to victory

A three-way tie resulting in a sudden death playoff led to about 38 minutes of overrun for The Masters which was great


April 12th, 2009 at 11:41 pm

FX chief doesn't want too many original shows for FX

Earlier in the day I linked to an Advertising Age story about how some cable networks were growing their original programming slates. 


April 12th, 2009 at 11:31 pm

L3 local market Nielsen measurement not yet catching on with ad buyers

Mediaweek has a story on how the L3 local market measurements that measure program viewing for and includes three days worth of


April 12th, 2009 at 11:22 pm

FX plans direct-to-DVD special of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

from Broadcasting & Cable: The network is planning to release a straight-to-DVD special of comedy It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia later this


April 12th, 2009 at 9:22 pm

It's Monday, watch Chuck on NBC!

With a little over three weeks of waiting to be done before knowing whether NBC's future plans include Chuck one way to


April 12th, 2009 at 8:18 pm

USA and Sci Fi contributed a billion in profit to NBC Universal

We're pretty sure most of that is from USA based on the the numbers, but since they won't break it out, we'll


April 12th, 2009 at 7:19 pm

Bravo cashing in on product placement

from The New York Times: Bravo is developing products based on its popular programs, including the “Real Housewives” franchise and “Top Chef,”


April 12th, 2009 at 6:05 pm

"Hey, why wasn't Kings on tonight?"

Surprisingly, at least to me, I got a couple of e-mails from east-coasters who were wondering why Dateline was on instead of

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