Ratings: Emmys Hit a New Low, as Broadcast Wins Just 14% of Awards

RELATED STORIES The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards delivered an all-time low in the ratings, marking a sixth straight year of decline for TV’s biggest night. Per very preliminary numbers. Fox’s Sunday-night telecast scored a 5.7/10 result in metered market ratings, down 23 percent from last year (when NBC hosted the ceremony on a Monday). Compared […]

Ukrainian sailors captured during clashes with Russia made bizarre video confessions broadcast on Russian state TV

Screenshot/Russia24 Ukrainian servicemen captured during clashes between Russia and Ukraine on Sunday gave bizarre testimony broadcast on Russian state TV.  The men said they deliberately ignored warnings and were aware that the presence of their ships in the tense Sea of Azov was provocative.  Ukraine’s Navy commander fired back and said the men were forced to give […]

NBC News defended their decision to not broadcast Ronan Farrow’s reporting on Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct allegations

NBC News sent out an internal memo on Monday defending its decision to decline Ronan Farrow’s reporting on Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct allegations months before the story broke.  The 10-page memo sent to employees by NBC News chief Andy Lack follows allegations that Farrow and his producers were “ordered to stop” by executives who did not […]

Sir David Attenborough shamed by the Queen ahead of broadcast: 'There's no pleasing you!'

Renowned broadcaster Sir David Attenborough has met the Queen on many occasions, having produced a number of her Christmas broadcasts in the late 1980s. But the acclaimed writer was put in his place when he asked the Queen to change her clothes, as the colour did not compliment the room he planned to broadcast in. […]

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Full schedule and broadcast info

CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada brings you live coverage of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs, featuring Toronto facing Boston, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia reigniting the battle of Pennsylvania, and Vegas making its post-season debut against Los Angeles beginning Wednesday, April 11. Games 1 through 4 of each series will be broadcast live on CBC Television and streamed live on […]

NBC’s tape-delayed broadcast of Red Gerard’s gold medal was spoiled just minutes before the race aired on TV

NBC Most viewers watching the Olympics on NBC on Saturday night assumed that the events being shown were live. It turned out the men’s slopestyle event was on a 30-minute tape-delay. The USOC congratulated American Red Gerard for winning the first gold of the Olympics for the US, about 15 minutes before his final run […]

The 12 best TV shows on broadcast networks right now, ranked

NBC In the age of peak television, broadcast network shows often get ignored by critics. But they shouldn’t be. In fact, they include some of the best shows on TV right now. Without having to worry about appealing to a mass audience and advertisers, entertainment companies like HBO, Netflix, and Hulu have turned out ambitious projects […]

Amazon doubles down on providing cloud services for broadcast video

Amazon Web Services is making its cloud more appealing for companies that need to serve large amounts of video over the web. The company announced a set of AWS Media Services today that are designed to make it easier for businesses to encode and serve video across the internet, using the power of the cloud. […]