Some first-year shows surprised in the 2017-18 season, while broadcast networks proved they could still pull big audiences for events like the “60 Minutes” interview with Stormy Daniels.
But it’s not as easy as it used to be. “The viewer is desensitized,” Mr. Darnell says. “It’s much, much, much harder to get people’s attention.”
Dropping ratings, especially among young people, and more viewing options mean broadcast TV is in a precarious position as it pitches itself to advertisers.
The metal tariffs were supposed to protect manufacturers. But they are also delaying investment, expansion and hiring until companies know where they stand.
The Trump administration’s plan to tax $50 billion of goods from China will be discussed, and data on April’s retail sales will be released.
The company, which was barred from using American components, said it had halted “major operating activities.” I
People will pay thousands of dollars for sold-out sneakers, and entrepreneurs are turning the once-underground resale market into big business.
The retailer’s fall shows how lucrative bankruptcy can be for lawyers and other professionals, while creditors and workers are often left with little.
The possible appointment of Andrew Smith, who represented Facebook, Uber and Equifax and others, raised the prospect of frequent recusals from investigations.
Iranian hackers, computer security experts say, had been deterred by the nuclear deal, but could now be inspired to make more retaliatory assaults.