Page Six, Daily Mail Bring Tabloid War To TV

Not so long ago, most TV viewers were content to while away the midday hours watching soap operas, game shows and courtroom dramas. Not anymore. Viewing fell 4% in the 2016-17 season from the previous year. Now some programmers are betting that a diet of celebrity gossip will draw viewers back. Starting next month, a daily half-hour program based on the New York Post’s Page Six gossip column will come to Fox-owned TV stations. CBS Television Distribution, meanwhile, is launching DailyMailTV, a version of, the breezy news website from the British tabloid