Media Outlook 2011: TV Syndication

National TV syndication has pretty much mirrored the ad revenue ups and downs of broadcast network television, taking a hit in 2009 but having a better upfront selling season in…

September 26, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT

Futurama Heads to Weekend Off-Net Syndication

Sci-fi animated comedy Futurama, which debuted on Fox and now airs in originals on Comedy Central, has been sold into broadcast weekend syndication to the Tribune stations for a fall…

August 25, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT

Internet Content Syndication Council Proposes Content Guidelines

A group of Web content syndicators, which include the Associated Press, The Tribune Company and Procter & Gamble, believe that content quality—not to mention the actual utility of the Internet—is…

August 11, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT

Burn Notice Sold for Weekend Syndication

THE PROGRAMMING INSIDERTuesday, July 13, 2010 Prime-Time Metered Market Monday Ratings:ABC Wins on the Strength of The Bachelorette   Ratings Box:What's Hot/What's Not  On the Air Tonight:Prime-Time Programming Options TV Tidbits:Notes of Interest…

July 13, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT

'5th Grader' to Return in Syndication

Twentieth Television has announced game show Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? as a firm “go” for season two in first-run syndication, with clearances to date in 80 percent…

March 31, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT

Twentieth Renews Family Guy, American Dad in Off-Net Syndication

Twentieth Television has renewed Family Guy in off-network syndication on the Fox and Tribune stations for a second four-year cycle, taking it through 2014-15.  Despite the abundance of upcoming barter-only…

January 6, 2010, 12:00 AM EST

New in Syndication for Fall 2010

 THE PROGRAMMING INSIDERTuesday, December 22, 2009 Prime-Time Metered Market Monday Ratings:CBS Wins; Repeat is the Operative Observation for the Remainder of 2009   Ratings Box:What's Hot/What's Not  On the Air Tonight:Prime-Time Programming…

December 22, 2009, 12:00 AM EST

Proposed First-Run Projects Vying for Clearances in Syndication for Next Season

THE PROGRAMMING INSIDERMonday, November 23, 2009 Primetime Ratings:Weekend Highlights  Ratings Box:What's Hot/What's Not  On the Air Tonight:Prime-Time Programming Options TV Tidbits:Notes of Interest  TV Trivia Time:Remember Lana Shields? _______________________________________________________________________ Prime-Time Ratings:Weekend Highlights  Friday 11/20/09Note:…

November 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EST

TNT Picks Up Off-Net Syndication Rights to The Mentalist

TNT, the home of quality scripted dramas, has acquired the exclusive off-network syndication rights to The Mentalist from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution. The deal, which begins in 2012, will…

November 6, 2009, 12:00 AM EST

Cash Cab Heads to Off-Net Syndication

MGM Domestic Television has acquired the U.S. broadcast rights to Emmy Award-winning Discovery Channel game show Cash Cab for a fall 2010 debut.   “Cash Cab is an addictive game show…

October 26, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT