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2008-11-05 06:15:00

By Gary Levin Voters cast their presidential ballots Tuesday, but TV viewers have already weighed in on the fall TV season: The big networks continue to lose viewers, only two new shows are successes, and there's not much excitement among fans. It's all a continuation of a steady trend.

2008-10-04 00:00:14

By Gail Pennington Talk about culture shock. As of this week, "regular TV" is back, and TV hasn't really been regular since last winter, when the writers strike disrupted network schedules. Sooner or later, every series was forced into premature reruns, and some never returned.

2008-07-23 00:00:31

By David Kronke CBS Entertainment President Nina Tassler is a pleasant person to chat with on a personal level, but when she's in professional mode, there's nothing there.

2008-07-15 09:00:56

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. _ Spring will be the new fall in this strike-struck year of television, a forecast made clear in Monday morning comments from Kevin Reilly, president of entertainment for Fox Broadcasting Co.

2006-07-19 17:55:52

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Inspired by the success of serialized hits like "Lost" and "Desperate Housewives," the major U.S. TV networks are launching a new wave of shows this fall designed to lure viewers with week-to-week cliff-hangers.

2006-07-19 15:14:17

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Inspired by the success of serialized hits like "Lost" and "Desperate Housewives," the major U.S. TV networks are launching a new wave of shows this fall designed to lure viewers with week-to-week cliff-hangers.

2006-02-08 05:20:42

By Andrew Wallenstein LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - A distinct breed of drama is ready to cut into the abundance of primetime crime shows featuring forensic detectives or serial killers. Call them killer serials.

2005-07-26 19:53:44

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - ABC, on track to post its first profit in years, is counting on plot twists in "Lost" and "Desperate Housewives" to keep viewers tuned in to the two hits that have powered the network's rebound, ABC's prime-time programming chief said on Tuesday.

2005-07-19 18:35:46

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - CBS unveiled plans on Tuesday to battle rival ABC's blockbuster hit "Desperate Housewives" with a series of made-for-TV movies about vampire bats, serial killers, bomb scares and Martha Stewart.


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