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Paige Albiniak

MyNetworkTV Hopes 'The Walking Dead' Lures Other Drama Sellers

AMC’s smash hit The Walking Dead makes its broadcast debut on MyNetworkTV Wednesday (Oct. 1), and the programming service’s programmers are as excited about the acquisition as a zombie who's got some fresh brains to snack on. ...

Syndication Ratings: Talk Vets Premiere Seasons With Higher Ratings

NBCUniversal trio of conflict talkers Maury, Steve Wilkos and Jerry Springer as well as Debmar-Mercury’s Wendy Williams, CBS Television Distribution’s Rachael Ray and Sony Pictures Television’s Queen Latifah all opened their seasons to higher ratings in the week ended Sept. 21. Meanwhile, all but one of the veteran talkers that had already premiered lost ground in their second...

Longtime Producer A Master at Keeping It 'Real'

Some people spend their childhoods dreaming about how they are going to grow up and get into the TV business. Not SallyAnn Salsano. ...

SVOD’s Search For Binge-Worthy Dramas

Netflix is still the 800-pound subscription-video-on-demand gorilla, but rival services Amazon Prime and Hulu Plus are coming on strong in a market that is getting more competitive by the minute. ...

Syndication Ratings: Vets Return Strong with Spate of Season Premieres

Many syndicated shows premiered their seasons to strong ratings in the week ending Sept. 14, and that was even with widespread preemptions on Monday, Sept. 8, for the men’s finals of the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament on CBS and on Thursday, Sept. 11, for coverage of the 9/11 Memorial. ...

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