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  • Media and Entertainment Sector Profitability Forecast to Rise Again in 2014

    Big media and entertainment companies worldwide are expected to average 28% profit margins this year, up from 26% last year, according to a forecast from consulting firm EY. That's better than major stock-market indices, and the highest level since it...
  • 'Monday Night Football': Top of ratings heap

    'Monday Night Football': Top of ratings heap
    UPDATED: "Monday Night Football" scored for ESPN with two games and put the cable network on top for the night, according to updated numbers. Nationally, the New York Giants-Detroit Lions game drew 13.7 million viewers. The San Diego Chargers-Arizona...
  • Fox's Dana Walden, Gary Newman on Network 'Urgency,' 'Gotham' and Grappling with Volume

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - For a prime example of the opportunities and challenges facing Fox Broadcasting's new leaders, look no further than last week's news that Netflix has acquired rerun rights to the network's hotly anticipated drama "Gotham." The...
  • CBS Presses for New Revenue for Content as TV Advertising Appears in Flux

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - As Madison Avenue's support for traditional TV advertising appears to shift, CBS Corp. is likely to seek ways to maximize payments for the big-audience programs it creates from other content purveyors, the company's chief...
  • For Shonda Rhimes, a TV empire built on high drama

    For Shonda Rhimes, a TV empire built on high drama
    For Shonda Rhimes, Thursday is Thursday. For much of America, Thursday might as well be renamed Shondaday in recognition of the TV savant's prime-time conquest. As if the back-to-back helping of "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" weren't enough Rhimes-...
  • Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes: Fox Deal Just Didn't Make Sense

    Time Warner chairman and CEO Jeff Bewkes said the company carefully evaluated the $80 billion bid from Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox before concluding that "we just didn't think it made sense" given Time Warner's potential growth trajectory. "We do...
  • NFL's Scores in Ratings Makes the TV Biz Willing to Follow the Game Plan

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - At the annual Television Critics Assn. press tour in July, CBS topper Leslie Moonves faced an auditorium full of reporters to discuss the Eye's most promising new program: eight weeks of "Thursday Night Football." Moonves...
  • Pair of NFL Games Help NBC Find the Ratings End Zone

    NBC dominated the ratings race during the first big week of football, as its traditional opening two games of the NFL season powered the net to one of its most lopsided weekly victories of recent years. Three college games cracked the week's top 20 too...
  • FCC Chairman Sets Vote to End NFL Blackout Rule

    FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has scheduled a vote for Sept. 30 on a proposal to end the near 40-year-old sports blackout rules, which he says "make no sense at all." The rules prohibit cable providers from airing a game that has been blacked out on the local...
  • 'MasterChef,' 'Ninja Warrior' Finale Solid Opposite Return of 'Monday Night Football'

    ESPN was expected to dominate Monday's ratings race with its season premiere doubleheader NFL action on "Monday Night Football," but the finale of NBC's "American Ninja Warrior" and an expanded episode of "MasterChef" on Fox held up well. In Nielsen's...
  • Rosie O'Donnell Returns to 'The View' Healthier and Happier

    The last person who thought Rosie O'Donnell would ever return to "The View" was Rosie O'Donnell. In the spring of 2007, the talk show host opted not to renew her contract with the gabfest created by Barbara Walters, even though her controversial...