Les Moonves, the chief executive officer of CBS Corp., said advertisers are having a change of heart about the value of viewers who record shows and watch them later, leading to a dramatic shift in ad buying.
Walt Disney Co.’s ABC network, ranked last among the TV viewers that advertisers target, will add five comedies and seven dramas to its schedule, including a show based on the secret agency from Marvel’s “Avengers.”
Michael J. Fox left prime-time television more than a decade ago to focus on his battle with Parkinson’s disease. Now he’s back, with the help of drugs that keep his own shaking from the illness mostly under control.
As the sun sets over Jerusalem’s Old City and a performer plays a mystical solo on a curved ram’s horn, Glenn Beck appears before an audience near the southern wall of the Temple Mount, a sacred site for both Jews and Muslims that they have battled over for centuries.
Current TV, the network co-founded by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, was sold for about $500 million to Al Jazeera, the Qatar-based cable-news channel, according to two people with knowledge of the deal.
With 32 of a possible 63 titles between them, the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics are the most successful franchises in National Basketball Association history. They’re also a boon to television ratings.