| Feb 18, 2015
| 2:39 PM
Shares of Sinclair Broadcast Group leapt nearly 5 percent after the company announced Wednesday that TV station acquisitions and strong political advertising boosted its sales and earnings in the fourth quarter.
The Hunt Valley-based TV station owner's...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 4:00 AM
The 2014-15 TV season was already shaping up to be a watershed year for diversity on the major networks, thanks to the success of ABC's "black-ish" and "How to Get Away With Murder." The most-watched new comedy and new drama of the season, respectively,...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 7:27 AM
The Academy Awards could be a big boost to ABC beyond the ratings Sunday night. The week will offer finales, premieres and the conclusion of the February ratings period on Wednesday night.
At the Oscars, ABC will have a chance to promote presenter Viola...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 9:56 AM
UPDATED: The 63rd annual Miss Universe Pageant gave NBC reason to cheer.
CBS had the most viewers Sunday night, but NBC drew the most young adults, thanks to the pageant.
Miss Universe averaged 7.7 million viewers over three hours. Miss Colombia...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 12:56 PM
The big winner Saturday night: TNT with coverage of the NBA State Farm All-Star Saturday Night.
The NBA averaged 6.1 million viewers and upstaged everything on broadcast prime time.
The preliminary averages there: NBC with 5.4 million, Fox with 4.7...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 8:48 AM
That "Saturday Night Live" reunion lost viewers in later hours, but the special still attracted a huge audience: 23.1 million, according to early numbers.
The event rolled on for three and a half hours. In a "Wayne's World" skit, Dana Carvey joked...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 11:46 AM
Fox News Channel put up the biggest numbers in cable news for January, but CNN made the greatest strides.
And their broadcast counterparts scored big audiences last week, which brought especially good news to NBC and Brian Williams.
First, the cable...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 8:00 AM
UPDATED: NBC delivered the most-watched U.S. telecast ever with the Super Bowl and dominated the weekly ratings for Central Florida. The most-watched programs for the week ending Sunday:
1. Super Bowl, NBC, 1.352 million
2. Super Bowl postgame, NBC,...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 2:38 PM
"X-Men" could be the next major superhero franchise to head to the small screen.
The Times has confirmed that Fox is in early discussions about the possibility of bringing the comic book mutants to its network as a live-action TV series. However,...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 9:56 AM
Move over, Hollywood movie studios.
Amazon.com is joining the fray with a hybrid approach to produce and distribute movies in a way that could challenge the film industry's long-standing business model.
The Seattle-based company said Monday that it...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 8:55 PM
A group of volunteers and firefighters helped rescue a duck trapped in fishing line in the Fox River over the weekend.
The Harlequin duck, believed to be a juvenile male, was pulled out of the water early morning on Jan. 31 and brought to a local...