Tag Archives: ET

"Judy" tops the syndication charts

Nearly two weeks ago, Judge Judy join an elite club of programs that did the impossible: knock off perennial ratings champ Wheel of Fortune. According to Nielsen Media [..]

Syndication, Television , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

R.I.P. Al Masini, Founder of Television Program Enterprises

The industry is morning the death of prolific producer Al Masini, who passed away on Monday at his Honolulu home at the age of 80 due to cancer. [..]

Syndication, Television , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Mary Hart exits "Entertainment Tonight"

After a 29-year run, longtime Entertainment Tonight anchor Mary Hart has decided to step down next year. The move marks an end of an era for the long-running [..]

Syndication, Television , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Craig Kilbourn returns to TV – sort of

Former late night talk show host and ESPN SportsCenter anchor Craig Kilbourn is making a comeback to TV – well, sort of. Twentieth Television announced it has signed [..]

Syndication, Television , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

ABC O&Os renew "Wheel", "Jeopardy!" through 2014

In good news for the syndication business, two of the platform’s highest-rated shows are going to be around for at least a few more years. CBS Television Distribution’s [..]

Broadcast Networks, Syndication, Television , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

"Dr. Phil" renewed through 2014

Renewed in 70 percent of the country, including CBS-owned WBBM-TV If Oprah Winfrey decides to hang up her the mic in syndication after 2011, CBS Television Distribution is [..]

Advertising, Syndication, Television , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Program Alert

It looks like the start of the new syndicated season is going to get off to a false start: Because of a rain-out at the U.S. Open on [..]

Sports, Syndication, Television , , ,

The Comic-Con post game show

Putting the wraps on another year of Comic-Con:Geek Nation thanks you for your support Never underestimate the marketing power of Comic-Con. Producers, writers, and the studios know this [..]

Broadcast Networks, Cable, Geek, Television , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

"Insider", "ET" to move to new digs – and go HD, too

CBS Television Distribution’s two syndicated prime access magazine strips – The Insider and Entertainment Tonight are moving to a new home – and getting a HD makeover as [..]

Syndication, Television , , , ,

Local station roundup

Let’s see what’s going on in local markets around the country: -According to Nielsen, KETC-TV in St. Louis was the nation’s highest-rated public TV station in October, even [..]

Chicago Media, Local TV (Chicago), Local TV (Outside Chicago), Television , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A suggestion: Move Katie to 7:30/6:30 Central

Brain Steinberg of Ad Age reviews The CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, and makes a couple of suggestions, including moving the beleaguered network newscast to the 7:30 [..]

Broadcast Networks, Syndication, Television , , , ,

WCIU upgrades "Insider", "King of Queens"

WCIU-TV has upgraded CBS’ entertainment magazine (and ET/Hard Copy clone) The Insider and Sony’s off-network King of Queens into access. The moves are being made so WCIU can [..]

Syndication, Television , , , , , , , , , , , ,

She’s gone, so now we can gossip about her

Is this one of the the reasons Vanessa Minnillo is now a former correspondent for Entertainment Tonight? (another may be those controversial photos with gal pal Lindsey Lohan…) [..]

Syndication, Television , , , ,

ET bumped for Bears

For those of you who need their Britney-Lindsey-Angelina-Rosie-Donald fix, move over: CBS-owned WBBM-TV is pushing Mary Hart out for a week to air “Mission Miami: Countdown to the [..]

Local TV (Chicago), Syndication , , , , ,