In Depth

ABC Wins All Four Thursdays of November for the First Time in at Least 23 Years

Press release from ABC, Nov. 21, 2014: ABC won all 4 Thursdays of the November Sweep in Adults 18-49 for the first time in at least 23 years – since at least November 1991, which is the first sweep period…

Fox Unveils Midseason Schedule for 2015

Press release from Fox, Nov. 20, 2014: FOX is announcing premiere dates for new series WORLD’S FUNNIEST FAILS (working title) (Jan. 16),BACKSTROM (Jan. 22), THE LAST MAN ON EARTH (March 1) and WEIRD LONERS (March 31); and returning series MASTERCHEF…

Discovery Communications Acquires Exclusive Broadcast Rights to Top Professional Wrestling League, TNA Impact Wrestling, for Destination America

Press release from Discovery Communications, Nov. 19, 2014: Discovery Communications announced today that it has signed a multi-year deal with TNA (Total Nonstop Action) IMPACT WRESTLING to bring the popular league to homes nationwide on Destination America, the only network…

Hallmark Channel’s ‘Countdown to Christmas’ Steals the Show, With Hallmark Becoming the Most-Watched and Highest-Rated Network of the Weekend Among Households

Press release from Hallmark Channel, Nov. 18, 2014: Hallmark Channel’s annual Countdown to Christmas campaign continues to bring joy to the world, with the November 15 and November 16 original holiday premieres of Northpole and Angels and Ornaments catapulting the…

GSN Builds on 2014 Success With New Development for 2015

Press release from GSN, Nov. 18, 2014: Coming off a record-breaking 2014, GSN continues to delve into new genres of game programming with shows that will join the network’s traditional “shiny floor” series, expanding its competitive entertainment roster for 2015….

Cable Giants Partner for Set-Top Box Data — Time Warner Cable and Cablevision Release Report on New York TV Viewing Habits

By Jeanine Poggi Advertising Age Time Warner Cable and Cablevision are partnering to provide advertisers with set-top box data that reveals granular viewing trends in the New York market. The cable operators said they will release a quarterly report based…

A&E Network Announces Unscripted Development and Production Deal With Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy

Press release from A&E, Nov. 11, 2014: A&E Network has entered into an unscripted development and production deal with Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy, it was announced today by David McKillop, General Manager and Executive Vice President of A&E. The…

Scripps Reports Third-Quarter Results

Press release from Scripps, Nov. 7, 2014: The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today reported operating results for the third quarter of 2014. Unless otherwise indicated, all operating results comparisons are to the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2013. Television…

America’s Favorite TV Mom Roseanne Barr Hosts New Series — ‘Momsters: When Moms Go Bad’ — on Investigation Discovery, Premiering Black Friday, Nov. 28

Press release from Investigation Discovery, Nov. 5, 2014: With the help of TV’s beloved loud-mouth mom and infamous comedienne, Roseanne Barr, MOMSTERS: WHEN MOMS GO BAD uncovers a bizarre world where mothers will do anything for their children’s happiness. From…

MTV’s New Scripted Thriller ‘Eye Candy’ Fights Cyber Killer With ‘Justice’ — New Series Starring Victoria Justice Debuts Monday, Jan. 12, at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Press release from MTV, Nov. 5, 2014: MTV today announced its new scripted thriller “Eye Candy,” based on the best-selling novel of the same name by R.L. Stine, will premiere on Monday, January 12 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. The hour-long,…