EmptyCowboys-Ravens hikes cable ratings
NFL Network's coverage of Saturday's Baltimore Ravens-Dallas Cowboys game posted a 9.2 rating, tying as the fourth-highest-rated cable sporting event of 2008 with TBS' coverage of baseball's American League Championship Series Game 7 (Tampa Bay Rays vs. Boston Red Sox) in October.
Underwood on top
Carrie Underwood's video "Just a Dream" is No. 1 on a CMT list of the top videos of the year. She also was 2008's most-streamed artist on CMT.com for her video "All-American Girl," with more than 1.4 million. A CMT video countdown special airs at 1 p.m. Friday.
Mark Burnett Prods. has entered into an agreement with Studio One Media to use its online-casting product MyStudio to help cast such shows as "Survivor" and "The Apprentice." The multiyear agreement effectively endorses the product and gives producer Mark Burnett a vehicle to find new talent.