Smith: “Recently I asked the company to allow me to leave Fox News and begin a new chapter. After requesting that I stay, they graciously obliged.” Friday afternoon’s edition of Shepard Smith Reporting was his final show, during which he addressed his decision. A series of rotating anchors will host the 3 p.m. ET time slot until a new dayside news program is announced.
Stocks rose Friday on news of trade concessions. After two days of negotiations in Washington, the U.S. agreed to suspend a planned hike in tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese goods that had been set to kick in Tuesday. Beijing, meanwhile, agreed to buy $40 billion to $50 billion in U.S. farm products.
Grey's Anatomy, in its 16th season, scored its third straight adults 18-49 victory, non-football division, in Thursday's ratings. The ABC drama once again topped CBS' Young Sheldon in the key ad demographic — and they, along with Fox's Thursday Night Football broadcast, were the only shows to reach a 1.0 rating in the same-day numbers.
While Republicans and Democrats agree that Big Tech has problems, they often differ on what those problems are — and how to fix them.
Many Fox anchors have become more stridently critical of Trump following the revelations of the impeachment inquiry.
Esteban Creste is news director at Univision's WXTV New York. He and his team have decided to re-imagine one of local television’s most familiar and enduring formats — the late news. While it’s way too soon to know whether the experiment will work, there are lessons already for any station interested in challenging the status quo.
Faced with new competition like Disney Plus, the streaming service has quietly prepared a barrage of shows and movies for children and families.
Local media planners and buyers expect their spending on advanced TV advertising to increase over the next 12 months, according to a report by Comcast’s FreeWheel. It surveyed users of its Strata platform and found that 79% are extremely or very interested in using advanced TV. By comparison, 87% said they were at least very interested in using local TV and cable.
The longtime executives have bought 50% of Mighty Oak Entertainment from Mark O’Brien. Bryan and Ellis have joined the company as president and chairman, respectively.
In New York federal court, Juan Legramandi identifies himself as a homosexual male of Colombian heritage. He says he was hired by the network in January 2017 and ultimately fired after he repeatedly complained about discrimination in the workplace.
One month into its 2019 season, the league's viewership is up around 5% compared to this time last year, attracting an average of roughly 16 million viewers across the league's network partners, according to Nielsen data. The NFL's viewership is also up 8% from 2017 and down just 1% from 2016.
AT&T and Northwest Broadcasting say they’ve ended their nearly eight-month old carriage fight, which means 20 Northwest-owned stations in 10 markets can now return to the AT&T-owned DirecTV, U-verse and AT&T TV Now.
As the mega-corporations swoop in, smaller streaming services such as Tubi, Pluto TV and Crunchyroll find a way to compete.
Rupert Murdoch’s son is focusing his investments on media businesses that bear little resemblance to those in his father’s empire.
New England Sports Network recently tripled its news content, producing live programming from 5:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. daily. It also did the unthinkable, automating production of its unpredictable post-game shows. An entire system from Ross Video, including camera robotics, switcher, graphics and NRCS, made the moves possible.
With the clock ticking down on the renewal, or sunset, of the STELAR compulsory license, the National Association of Broadcasters bought a Facebook ad flight in key markets pushing for the license's expiration. And while the ads have not been carrying a "political advertising" disclaimer, NAB said they would going forward.
A New York judge on Thursday dismissed a claim that Charlie Rose retaliated against three female employees who complained of sexual harassment. Judge Doris Ling-Cohan found that while Rose had allegedly disparaged the women — calling one a “f—ing idiot” and another a “f—ing kindergartner” — his comments did not amount to retaliation under the New York City Human Rights Law.
Depending on the Nielsen metric, CBS comedy Carol's Second Act was either the third- or fourth-most-watched series premiere in the week of Sept. 23. In terms of how closely its viewers watched, however, the Patricia Heaton-led series may be the No. 1 newcomer of the fall.
Holey Moley will play through. ABC has ordered a second season of the mini-golf game show from Stephen Curry that debuted in the summer. It features self-proclaimed mini-golf lovers from across the country as they compete head-to-head through an epic obstacle golf course.