Johnny Gilbert, 92, started on the game show with Trebek in 1984. Now, he must imagine a Jeopardy without his longtime colleague.
Both NBC and ABC shifted from their regularly scheduled programming to air primetime coverage of the violence in the nation’s capital city on Wednesday afternoon. In the overnight ratings, NBC topped all of its competitors across primetime, averaging a 1.0 rating in adults 18-49 and 5.4 million viewers. ABC was second in viewers with 4.2 million and tied for second in the demo with a 0.7 rating.
For the week of Dec. 7, the cringe comedy and mockumentary about the lives of office employees at a drab Pennsylvanian paper manufacturer blasted past the mysterious Mandalorian and weirdly endearing Grogu (aka, Baby Yoda), settling into first place in Nielsen’s Top 10 SVOD programs list. It is the seventh time The Office takes the gold, a record-breaker.
NBCUniversal Television and Streaming Chairman Mark Lazarus will be the opening opening keynoter of the virtual gathering. He will be joined on stage by Hoda Kotb, co-anchor of NBC News’ Today, who will moderate the fireside conversation.
Reruns and preemptions during the session ending Dec. 27 depressed the majority of shows.
On Saturday, Jan. 9, starting at 3 p.m. Cozi TV will air a three-hour special of Charlie’s Angels in remembrance of the late Tanya Roberts, who died this week at the age of 65. The special will showcase the first three episodes of season five that introduced Roberts’ character. Roberts appeared in Charlie’s Angels for one season (1980-81), playing […]
The most important 30-day stretch of the year for the television industry begins this weekend on the gridiron. The 14 most-watched U.S. TV broadcasts of 2021 could take place over the next month: 13 NFL playoff games (up from 11 due to expansion) and Monday’s College Football Playoff National Championship.
Brad Samuels, Damian Riordan and Yvonne Haugh will report to Jeffrey Wolf in overseeing distribution of the national networks on platforms including broadcast, cable, satellite, over-the-top and streaming.
The former Today co-anchor will be among a series of fill-ins after the final Alex Trebek episodes air this week.
The Oscar winner has joined the network’s drama Prodigal Son for its second season. She’ll be a series regular and foil for Michael Sheen’s character in the series. It’s her first series role on a U.S. broadcast network.
Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist is singing a happier tune in its family-friendlier time slot. On Tuesday, NBC’s musical dramedy — which used to air Sundays at 9 ET — returned to 3 million total viewers and a 0.5 demo rating, improving on its freshman averages (2M/0.4) and, in fact, delivered its largest audience to date.
Sewee Entertainment has renewed its quarterly TV series Women on the Move for a fourth season in 2021, clearing the first-run offering in more than 80% of the U.S. on stations including WABC New York; KCBS-KCAL Los Angeles; WFLD-WPWR Chicago; KYW-WPSG Philadelphia; KTVT-KTXA Dallas; WXYZ Detroit; WGCL-WPCH Atlanta; KSTP Minneapolis; WTVF Nashville; and more. The […]
YouTube executive Kelly Merryman has been instrumental in improving content partnerships with large media companies like Disney and Viacom.
When you’ve acted, directed, written, produced, married, divorced, mothered and sold lipstick, what do you do next in America? Host a talk show, of course.
Fremantle is the latest company to extend the holiday production hiatus on a number of its shows to protect against the latest surge in COVID-19 numbers. Daytime game shows The Price Is Right and Let’s Make A Deal have extended their breaks coming out of the Christmas holidays. Both were originally set to return to production in the first two weeks of January but will now not start back until the end of the month.
Pluto TV, the free streaming television service, is now the exclusive free streaming home to the Daytime Emmy-winning The Dr. Oz Show. The launch of the new dedicated channel, “Dr. Oz”, will feature 100 episodes with 30 new episodes being added into the rotation each month from different seasons of the long-running show. Currently in its 12th […]
The 2021 Grammys, originally scheduled for Jan. 31, have been postponed due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19, multiple sources confirm to Rolling Stone. Organizers have not confirmed a new date, but sources say they are aiming to hold the event sometime in March.
Cleveland Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski, two additional members of the coaching staff and two players have tested positive for COVID-19 and will not be available for the AFC wild-card game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night if the game remains as scheduled. In making the announcement Tuesday, the Browns said special-teams coordinator Mike Priefer will serve as the acting head coach. Offensive coordinator Alex Van Pelt is expected to call the offensive plays in place of Stefanski, a source told ESPN.
The news channel’s audience nearly doubles over 2019, while ABC’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve maintains its position as the most watched year-end special.
ABC’s The Bachelor opened its 25th season with 5 million total viewers and a 1.3 rating, dominating Monday in the demo though hitting premiere lows in both measures.