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Topic: Broadcast

Why Leave It to Beaver Has Stations Seeing Green

A new wave of channels is stealing a page from cable

In recent years, at the far end of the channel lineup, a slew of upstart broadcast diginets, or subchannels, quietly started popping up thanks to changes in FCC regulations that…

How Fox's Marketing Fanned the Flames of Empire, One of the Biggest New Shows in Years

The strategy behind a breakout hit

Nothing takes the sting off a lackluster fall season like a big midseason hit. And that's exactly the situation Fox is in with its new show Empire, which after a month…

A Humbled Fox Seeks to Change Its Fortunes

Renews some shows, mulls the return of 24, X-Files and Simon Cowell

The last time Fox was at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour, then-chief Kevin Reilly declared that pilot season was dead (which topped my list of the most ridiculous…

Resurgent NBC Sets Sights on Two Remaining Weak Spots: Thursdays and Comedies

Can it revive 'Must-See TV'?

When NBC entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt started at the network in 2011, things looked bleak. NBC has now clawed its way back to first place in the 18-49 demographic, thanks…

As Coke Exits American Idol After 13 Seasons, an Iconic Show's Future Looks Grim

Viewership is a fraction of its 2006 prime

If American Idol was in rough shape before (which it was), it's looking at an even bleaker future now that Coca-Cola has publicly said it won't be supporting the reality…

Latest Court Decision Keeps TV Service From Streaming Live Broadcast Shows

Aereo shot down again

Aereo, the embattled startup, has been officially banned from live streaming broadcast shows to online subscribers due to a ruling by a New York federal judge. According to a previous…

Oh Well, So Much for The Avengers Trailer Driving SHIELD Viewership

Curses! Leak foils plans for ailing show

It was a great plan while it lasted. To boost ABC's flagging Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Marvel planned to debut the trailer for next May's The Avenger's: Age of Ultron film during…

NFL Tops Jeter's Last Game in Twitter TV Ratings

Cowboys-Saints contest takes first place

NBC’s Sunday Night Football contest between the New Orleans Saints and Dallas Cowboys came out on top of Nielsen’s TV Twitter ratings for sports programs this past week. The game was…

Bon Appétit Joins Reality Foodie Fray With New Bravo Show

Best New Restaurant is mag’s first foray into broadcast

For the first time in its 58-year history, Condé Nast’s Bon Appétit is hitting the airwaves. This January, the magazine will partner with Bravo on a new competition series, Best…

Supreme Court Effectively Puts Aereo Out of Business

'Aereo is not simply an equipment provider'

The official word on Aereo came down from the Supreme Court today, and the word is "no."  The ruling came down 6-3 against the streaming TV company. In an opinion written…

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