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VH1’s Primetime Ratings Up 34 Percent Among Adults 18-49; Total Day Ratings Increase 21 Percent

H1 showed strong double-digit growth in third quarter ratings in its target 18-49 adult demo compared to the prior quarter. The pop culture network’s primetime rating average surged ahead +34%,

Will Brands Get Behind Peeple, an App Already Being Called a Cyberbully's Dream?

There's been considerable buzz this week about the mobile app Peeple, which will let you rate other people's attributes—such as their romantic lives, personal integrity and professionalism—the same way you'd rate the restaurant around the corner. Show More Summary

Throwback to TV’s Early Days? GE Produces a Science-Fiction Series

In what’s being called “a sign that what is old is new again,” General Electric Co. is producing a science-fiction podcast series. Reuters reports that the series represents an effort by GE ” to raise its profile among a younger,...

CBS Drama Series Renewed

CBS announced today that it has picked up another season of a drama series. The network ordered the second season of the summer series “Zoo.” In its freshman run, the series was the most-watched scripted summer series of 2015, the.....

The Big TV Story Americans Haven’t Heard

“It says something about how broadcasting is perceived that nobody cares that the industry just settled on a new transmission standard that could revitalize, if not revolutionize, the free, universal, over-the-air medium,” TVNewsCheck editor Harry A. Jessell writes in a...

‘Family Feud’ Clips With Sexual Content Go Viral — and Draw Criticism

Two recent clips from “Family Feud” have gone viral — and they’ve also drawn some criticism for the show. Both clips were posted online by the show, and both feature racy content. Racy enough to draw fire from critics who...

With Miley Cyrus Set to Host the ‘Saturday Night Live’ Season Premiere, Here are the Rules to the Miley Cyrus ‘SNL’ Drinking Game

Miley Cyrus will be making her third appearance as guest host of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” on this weekend’s 41st season premiere, and in honor of the occasion, People magazine’s Maria Yagoda offers the guidelines for a Miley Cyrus “SNL”...

Memo Friday I: Herald editorial workers approve contract

The word went out Thursday evening: after months of negotiations, union editorial employees at the Boston Herald approved a new contract, while commercial employees rejected it: Herald Union workers voted on a new contract. Commercial side rejects 25-19. Show More Summary

ABC Posts the Biggest L+3 Lifts with 6 of the Top 10 Playback Gainers

During Premiere Week of the new 2015-16 season, ABC grew to a 2.6 rating among Adults 18-49 in the non-sports Live+3 averages to come within 1-tenth of a rating point of NBC (2.7 rating), while moving ahead of CBS (2.4 rating) to lead by 2-tenths of a rating point.

President Obama challenged the media to put gun violence into context. The media responded.

Obama addresses the media on Thursday after the shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon. (AP Photo) When he took the lectern to address reporters in the wake of the mass shooting that left 10 dead at Umpqua Community College in...Show More Summary

Facebook Expands Mobile Ads That Help Content Creators Make Money off Their Videos

In July, Facebook made a big move itno YouTube's turf with plans to launch Suggested Video—a feed of curated video clips from brands like Funny or Die, the NBA and Tastemade. After a small test over the past three months, it's now showing up in more mobile news feeds. Show More Summary

CBS Renews 'Zoo' For Season 2, Will Return Summer 2016

CBS announced today the second season renewal of Zoo for broadcast during summer 2016. In its first season, Zoo was the most watched scripted summer series of 2015.

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