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CBS chief won’t give up on b’cast business model

Just about everyone is dumping on broadcast TV — except Les Moonves.

NBC’s Leno leap creates industry ripples

NBC's decision to move Jay Leno to primetime drew a mixed reception from industry observers Tuesday.


Jay Leno is staying at NBC with a show at 10 p.m. weeknights. The network has signed the "Tonight Show" host to a new agreement that will allow NBC to keep him from going to a rival broadcaster with- out breaking the network's agreement with Conan O'Brien to take over "Tonight" next year. The new deal is expected to be announced at a news conference today.

Analysts: Don’t count on ad gains in ’09

Three of the ad industry's top forecasters couldn't see much cheer for 2009, and perhaps longer, in their annual prognostications.

Grim word for UBS: ‘Down 10 percent is the new zero’

Gamco Investors portfolio manager Larry Haverty

Nets still flying with pilots

Partly by choice and partly by necessity because the WGA strike cut short the pilot season, this year was supposed to be the dawn of a new era for series development. NBC skipped pilots, going straight to series, while CBS opted for shorter, less expensive drama presentations.

Debate viewership biggest in 16 years

Tuesday night's town-hall-style joust between John McCain and Barack Obama resonated with viewers who made it the most-watched presidential debate since 1992.

VPs post presidential numbers

In the end, Thursday's main event was everything it was billed to be, not the least of which was the most-watched vice presidential debate.

Sans its star, NBC isn’t so splashy

NBC's second Sunday night of Olympic competition — and its first after Michael Phelps' historic gold medal run — came in flat compared with four years ago.

NBC game for giving viewers everything

Olympics fans will have a bevy of opportunities to get content from NBC Universal next month — 2,200 hours of live online coverage, live events on their mobile phone and downloads to computers with Microsoft Vista.

Jittery market reacts to ABC News report on Israel plan

Early turmoil in financial markets Tuesday was tied to a report on ABC's "World News" that claimed an Israeli attack on Iran is possible this year.

CBS sits out ‘the dance’ for now

CBS Corp. CEO Leslie Moonves said Thursday that the upfront selling process could be slower to complete this year.