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MLB on ESPN Audience Increases for Second Straight Year

ESPN’s 25th Major League Baseball season saw an audience increase of three percent compared to 2013, according to Nielsen.

ABC's Sunday Sees Big Increases in Final National Ratings

ABC’s entire Sunday line-up went up in the National ratings this morning, with Once Upon a Time and Resurrection each rising 3-tenths in Adults 18-49

Evening News Ratings: Week of Sept. 22

Another split in the evenings: “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams takes total viewers while “ABC World News Tonight with David Muir” takes the A25-54 demo. Compared to the same week last year Muir’s broadcast showed the most across-the-board...Show More Summary

NBC Wins Premiere Week in Adults 18-49 Ratings by Second Biggest Margin for Any Network in 11 Years

NBC has won premiere week in 18-49, with the network’s second biggest opening-week rating in six years and most-watched premiere week in eight years. NBC has now won premiere week in 18-49 three years in a row.

Kris Van Cleave Named Correspondent at CBS Newspath

CBS has announced that Kris Van Cleave will join the station as a correspondent for CBS Newspath, the network’s 24-hour television newsgathering service for CBS stations and broadcasters around the world. Prior to this, Van Cleave had...Show More Summary

Brooke Smith Returns to Birmingham’s WVTM

Brooke Smith has returned to Birmingham NBC affiliate WVTM as co-anchor of the station’s morning newscast. The Birmingham News reports Smith will be teamed with longtime WVTM anchor Ken Lass: Smith, the runner-up on the 2002 season of...Show More Summary

Sinclair and ABC Sign Long-Term Affiliation Agreements in 13 Markets

Sinclair Broadcast Group has announced it has signed long-term affiliation renewal agreements with ABC in 13 markets. Three affiliations will expire on August 31, 2o19 while 11 will run until August 31, 2020. Sinclair owns 25 ABC affiliates,...Show More Summary

The Morning Ticker: Morgan & the Mail, CNBC & China, Elliott & Cho

Former CNN host Piers Morgan is joining MailOnline as editor-at-large. Morgan will write several times a week, while pursing new TV ventures in the U.S. He is a former editor of British tabloids The News of the World and the Daily Mirror. CNBC...Show More Summary

Is ‘Shortsighted Cost-Cutting…Destroying Morale’ at Buffalo’s WIVB?

Buffalo News television critic Alan Pergament suggests Buffalo CBS affiliate WIVB, a station known for its stability, is “cutting expenses, letting popular, behind-the-scenes staffers leave, losing young aggressive reporters and destroying...Show More Summary

GM Out at KMGH in Denver

The Denver Post reports Byron Grandy, VP and GM of KMGH, has resigned from the Denver E.W. Scripps owned ABC affiliate. Grandy was named VP and GM of KMGH in 2009 by then owner McGraw-Hill. He started at KMGH in December 2000 as news director. Show More Summary

Netflix Announces First Original Movie 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon The Green Legend'

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend, the stunning next chapter in the saga started by the critically and popularly acclaimed Ang Lee martial arts epic, will premiere exclusively on Netflix and in selected global IMAX® theaters on August 28, 2015.

Jorge Ramos: ‘Fusion is the Future’

Appearing on “Reliable Sources” yesterday, Fusion anchor Jorge Ramos vowed his network will be instrumental in the years ahead. “Fusion is the future,” he said. “Without Latinos, it is impossible to do anything in politics or in television.”...Show More Summary

The Evening Ticker: Van Cleave, SPJ, Intruder

Kris Van Cleave has been named a New York-based correspondent for CBS Newspath, the network’s affiliate news service. Van Cleave joins from WJLA-TV in Washington, D.C. Previously, he was a reporter at XETV/Fox6 in San Diego, and KOAA-TV...Show More Summary

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