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'Modern Family' & 'The Big Bang Theory' Rank as the Top Premiere Week Shows Among High Income Adults 18-49

ABC's Modern Family and CBS's The Big Bang Theory ranked as the top-two entertainment programs among high income adults 18-49 during premiere week.

The Morning Ticker: Williams, Hinojosa, Beck

Brian Williams picked up the tab last night for his “Nightly News” team at Rosa Mexicano celebrating their Emmy wins. “Nightly” won for breaking news coverage of the tornado in Moore, OK and, along with CBS, was honored for coverageShow More Summary

FCC Looking to Woo Broadcasters to Participate in Spectrum Auction

The Wall Street Journal reports the Federal Communications Commission wants more broadcasters to participate in the upcoming spectrum auction. The auction is meant to meet growing demand by wireless carriers for more spectrum. Broadcasters...Show More Summary

National Geographic Channel and Gurney Productions Partner on New Series 'Rafting Alaska'

Thousands of miles into the bush, trapped on a handmade floating log island drifting down the unforgiving and sometimes volatile Yukon River, are a chosen few with no escape plan, and only the will to survive.

'House of DVF' to Premiere Sunday, November 2 on E!

Diane von Furstenberg and her eponymous fashion brand have long been symbols of independence, grace and fearlessness. Now, as Diane mentors a new generation of hard-working young women ready to take their careers to the next level at DVF, E! is there to capture

Orlando Station Admits it Was Wrong

Orlando ABC affiliate WFTV has apologized to viewers after the Orlando Sentinel called out the station for a conflict of interest. Monday, WFTV had former Chief Judge Belvin Perry, Jr. on set. Perry joined the station as its legal analyst in September. Show More Summary

CBS News, PBS Score Big at News and Documentary Emmys

PBS and CBS News were the big winners at last night’s News and Documentary Emmys at the Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City. PBS took home 11 Emmys while CBS won 10. ABC News won three; NBC News and BBC News two,...Show More Summary

Morning Shows Go Pink for 2014 Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Several network morning shows broke out the pink as Breast Cancer Awareness month begins. The “Today” show has former “Good Morning America” co-anchor Joan Lunden as special correspondent this week. Lunden, who recently went bald for the cover of “People” is undergoing chemotherapy to treat breast cancer. Show More Summary

Exotic ‘Super Cat’ Appears in San Francisco Anchor’s Yard

There may not be “news in the newsroom”, but sometimes it does wander into your backyard. Ken Bastida, anchor at San Francisco CBS station KPIX, discovered an “exotic hybrid cat” roaming in his yard. “I live near Mt. Diablo and see mountain...Show More Summary

Todd Gutner Officially Back at WCSH

Todd Gutner has officially returned to WCSH. Gutner left the Portland, Me. NBC affiliate in 2007 for WBZ in Boston. In August, Gutner announced he was going back to WCHS. “Never underestimate the power of this amazing state to woo talented people,” said news director Mike Redding. Show More Summary

L.A. Anchors Bring Authenticity to Jake Gyllenhaal Crime Film

If you want to make a movie about Los Angeles and news, you could do a lot worse than having Pat Harvey and Kent Shocknek showing you exactly how it’s done. Shocknek, who just retired from KCBS-KCAL, and Harvey, who has co-anchored the 5 p.m. Show More Summary

NBC’s Katy Tur Named London Correspondent

Katy Tur has been named a correspondent for NBC News London. We hear the announcement was made this morning by NBC News president Deborah Turness during a visit to the London bureau. Tur has been with NBC for 5 years, starting at the...Show More Summary

The Top Cable News Shows in Q3 Were…

Fox News had the top 14 cable news programs in total viewers and the top 10 programs in the key A25-54 demographic for the third quarter of 2014. As usual, “The O’Reilly Factor” held the top spot and “The Kelly File” was second. “The...Show More Summary

'Monday Night Football' Helps ESPN Win the Night Among All Networks

Last night’s Monday Night Football game – a Kansas City Chiefs’ 41-14 victory over the New England Patriots – helped ESPN win the night among all networks in households, viewers and all key male and adult demos.

Florida States vs. NC State & Minnesota-Michigan Top ESPN College Football Viewership in Week 5

Saturday afternoon's ABC telecasts of the Florida State/NC State and Minnesota-Michigan games, were the most watched college football games in week five.

The Evening Ticker: Ramos, Carlson, Slattery

The Committee to Protect Journalists today announced that Fusion’s Jorge Ramos will be honored with the Burton Benjamin Memorial Award for lifetime achievement in the cause of press freedom at the 2014 International Press Freedom Awards in November. “The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson” celebrated one year on the air today with a best-of video. Show More Summary

Dallas Cowboys Are Most Watched and Most Followed NFL Team in Week 4

NFL Now, the League’s next-generation video service, today released consumer trends and overall consumption for Week 4 of the NFL season (September 23 – September 29).

NBC's 'Parenthood' Hits Highest Adults 18-49 Live + 3 Rating Since October 3, 2013

In “live plus three day” Nielsens, “Parenthood” (2.29 rating in adults 18-49, 6.506 million viewers overall):

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