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Vice Almost Landed at 60 Minutes, But Chose HBO Digital news exec talks TV at PTTOW confab

Speaking today at the PTTOW conference in Los Angeles, Vice chief creative officer Eddy Moretti revealed that his media brand chose HBO over CBS in 2012 for a few four-lettered…

May 8, 2014, 6:18 PM EDT

The Quick and the Dead: A Guide to TV’s Renewals and Cancellations Your real-time roundup starts here

On the eve of Upfront Week, when the five English-language broadcast networks will present their respective 2014-15 prime-time schedules to media buyers, advertisers and the working press, news of various renewals…

May 8, 2014, 3:53 PM EDT

Here Are the Survival Odds for Your Favorite Prime-Time TV Shows With 38 programs in limbo, who will live to see another season?

With mere days to go before the annual rite of spring turns the broadcast TV business into a moneyed round of show-and-tell, the fate of dozens of legacy series remains…

May 4, 2014, 8:23 PM EDT

Fox Looks to ‘Sweep’ Its Rivals With 24 Reboot Live Another Day promises to be May’s biggest event series

A week of May sweeps has been burned off and yet the broadcast networks have yet to air a single tent pole event. But while it’s been business as usual…

May 2, 2014, 2:50 PM EDT

Nielsen-BlackArrow Pact Could Speed Adoption of On-Demand Ratings Dynamic ad insertion makes all VOD content relevant

Nielsen’s mandate to begin offering on-demand commercial ratings (ODCR) has come closer to fruition, as the TV measurement giant is on the brink of being able to insert current commercial…

April 29, 2014, 9:24 PM EDT

TVGN Is Gunning for E! With New Program Slate CBS/Lionsgate joint venture boasts unscripted shows, early windows on movies

At a breakfast at the Ace Hotel in New York this morning, TVGN (which isn't using the full name TV Guide Network anymore) announced a slate of unscripted shows, along…

April 29, 2014, 2:37 PM EDT

Craig Ferguson Is Leaving The Late Late Show Comic will pack up his robot skeleton sidekick in December

Because we can’t have nice things and because life is nothing but a series of searing disappointments, Craig Ferguson on Monday announced that he’ll be stepping down as the host…

April 28, 2014, 9:53 PM EDT

Game of Thrones Sets Another Ratings Record 6.95 million viewers turn out for Sunday night’s episode

Whether they’re going up against zombies or dragons, the broadcast networks can’t seem to catch a break in the Sunday night 9 p.m. slot. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day data, last night’s…

April 28, 2014, 5:51 PM EDT

Sluggish Debuts for Bad Teacher, Black Box As season winds down, 2 new shows stumble

With just a month to go before the 2013-14 broadcast TV season slinks off into the murk of history, the networks on Thursday night launched a pair of last-gasp series.…

April 25, 2014, 1:22 PM EDT

C7 Ratings to Free Up Hundreds of Millions in Hidden Revenue Even incremental lifts will lead to a windfall

While the broadcast networks are pressuring agencies and clients to start writing more deals against a C7 ratings currency, at first blush, it would appear that there’s little cause to…

April 24, 2014, 10:10 AM EDT

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