• 'Millionaire' May Air Without Regis
    A prime-time "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" on ABC without Regis Philbin? It could happen. An ABC executive, who said it's not certain the game show will be back on the network schedule next fall, raised the possibility Thursday that someone other than Philbin will be asking for final answers.
  • Study Shows Web Use Cutting Into TV Time (CNN)
    Going online is now so entrenched in American life that not even the dot-com collapse and the subsequent economic slowdown have diminished the Web's popularity, according to a wide-ranging study on Internet use in the United States released Thursday.
  • Why We Can't Kill the Impression Just Yet (ClickZ)
    In their efforts to woo traditional advertisers over to interactive, some are advocating for the banishment of the impression. Tom Hespos argues that the much-maligned metric has its uses.
  • Olympic Sales Booming, Says NBC (AdAge.com)
    Despite the events of Sept. 11 and a still-frigid economy, it appears marketers believe the Feb. 8-24 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City remain a good investment.
  • Business Travel Slump Still Hurts Airlines (LATimes.com)
    Despite heavy leisure travel over Thanksgiving week, U.S. airlines remain troubled by a persistent slump in business travel--which isn't expected to rebound until the ailing economy improves, industry executives and analysts said Tuesday.
  • Tying Print To Online During Hard Times (E&P)
    If you look at many newspapers today, you won't see a lot in the way of integration between print product and Internet operations. While there are certainly some good examples out there, too many newspapers aren't taking online-print integration seriously enough.
  • Future of 'Millionaire' Up in the Air, ABC Says (Reuters)
    "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," the monster game show hit that spawned imitators and propelled ABC to No. 1 in the ratings overnight, could be yanked from the air as soon as next fall, a top network official said on Wednesday.
  • The Impression Must Be Destroyed! (ClickZ)
    Jim Meskauskas wants the impression gone -- and he wants it gone now. Last week, he told you why. In this, the second of a two-part series, he tells you what should replace it.
  • Rams-Bucs Posts Strong MNF Rating (B&C)
    ABC's Monday Night Football match-up between the St. Louis Rams and Tampa Bay Buccaneers hit its second highest rating of the season.
  • 'Frosty' Still Hot During Holidays (LATimes.com)
    Specials such as 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' rake in the ratings and ad revenue.
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