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    Test Your Syndicated Programming Knowledge 

    Since we all know what comes after Christmas and New Year’s Day – the annual National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) conference – let’s prepare ourselves with this brief quiz on current, and past, first-run syndicated series entries. I included stripped talk, court, game and magazine, and weekly scripted sitcoms and action/adventure hours. And […]

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    ‘The Jerry Springer Show’ Officially Canceled

    Following the recent news that “The Jerry Springer Show” has ended production comes word that the veteran syndicated daytime talker has been officially canceled by NBCUniversal. Debuting on Sept. 30, 1991, what started as a legitimate issues-oriented and political talk show, a longer version of the commentary for which Springer had gained local fame as […]

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    Third Consecutive Year of Overnight Growth for ‘The Golden Globe Awards’

    What follows are the metered market household results by half-hour for the four broadcast networks for Sunday, January 7, 2018: Household Rating/Share NBC: 11.4/18, Fox: 9.8/15, CBS: 4.8/ 8, ABC: 2.8/ 5 -Percent Change From the Year-Ago Evening: ABC: +17, NBC: + 2, Fox: -12, CBS: -14 Ratings Breakdown: NBC’s telecast of the “75th Annual […]

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