Friday, January 6, 2006
  • Second Thoughts: Nielsen Encounters New DVR, Delays TV Without Viewers Knowledge

    In a surprising new twist in Nielsen's efforts to measure TV viewing via digital video recorders, the ratings company has encountered an unexpected problem: … Read the whole story

  • Fox, DirecTV Unveil VOD Bypass Plan, Preempt Ad-Supported TV Window

    News Corp. and DirecTV have upped the stakes in the burgeoning video-on-demand marketplace, offering exclusive downloads of TV shows before they ever appear on … Read the whole story

  • New Guide For TV Guide, Haeffner Named Publisher

    TV Guide, struggling to establish a new identity in the face of daunting new challenges from a weak advertising market and Internet media outlets, … Read the whole story

  • Desperation Play: Bravo Launches "Real Housewives"

    Cable network Bravo is looking to capitalize on two of television's biggest crazes: "Desperate Housewives" and "Orange County." Read the whole story

  • Big Winner In ABC's Rose Bowl Coverage Could Be Fox

    Fox executives were jubilant Thursday about ABC's big score. ABC's ratings for Wednesday's college football championship game--the Rose Bowl between Texas and Southern Cal--soared … Read the whole story