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The 2010 Watch List

A quick look at the 10 executives poised to break into next year’s Mediaweek 50 as well as those facing new challenges/opportunities.1. Chase Carey, COO, News Corp. The longtime aide…

Strong Sampling for Jay Leno, Disappointing CW Premieres

THE PROGRAMMING INSIDERTuesday, September 15, 2009 Prime-Time Metered Market Monday Ratings:Hefty Sampling for NBC’s The Jay Leno Show, Disappointing CW Season Openers  Ratings Box:What's Hot/What's Not  On the Air Tonight:Prime-Time Programming…

Consumption, Multitasking Up on 3 Screens

NEW YORK Americans are increasing their overall media consumption and media multitasking is part of the equation, according to new data from the Nielsen Co.'s most recent Three Screen Report.During…

Companies, Nonprofits Launch 'Schooled'

NEW YORK The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Viacom will join other corporations and nonprofit organizations at the Paramount Pictures lot in Hollywood on Sept. 8 to formally launch…

VH1 Cancels Series With Dead Suspect

VH1 executives have canceled Megan Wants a Millionaire, the reality TV show that Ryan Alexander Jenkins appeared in before he was charged with murdering a former model.Jenkins was found dead…

Mad Men Episode Leaks Online

AMC is hoping that some quick-to-react fans of Mad Men don't spoil some secrets.The third episode of the Emmy-winning drama's new season was briefly made available by mistake to holders…

Vampires Stake Their Claim Online

NEW YORK There has been increasing mainstream interest in and gravitation towards all things vampire, most recently spurred by the Twilight books/movies and the HBO series, True Blood. And even…

ESPN Bans 'Post' Reporters

ESPN banned staffers from the New York Post from appearing on any of its programming on Wednesday after the newspaper published photos this week taken from a video showing sideline…

FCC to Mediate Verizon, Cablevision Conflict

Verizon Communications Inc. on Wednesday said it has petitioned federal regulators for access to Cablevision Systems Corp.'s New York area sports programs in high-definition TV.Verizon, which is wiring New York…

FCC to Mediate Verizon-Cablevision Fight

Verizon Communications Inc. on Wednesday said it has petitioned federal regulators for access to Cablevision Systems Corp.'s New York area sports programs in high-definition TV.Verizon, which is wiring New York…

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