Thanks to Grammy and Darva, newsmags went through the roof during the last full week of sweeps, according to the latest Nielsen report for the week of Feb., 21-27, as virtually all programs in the…
KCAL Los Angeles has acquired New Line's upcoming relationship strip "First Date" and is expected to slide the series into its 4 p.m. slot as the station preps its fall lineup.
Rick Jacobson, prexy and chief operating officer of Twentieth Television and a well-liked veteran of the syndication biz, died Sunday at Tarzana Hospital after a long battle with cancer. He was 48.
TV stations are once again seeing some action. A slew of action hours debuting this year have now firmed up gos for a sophomore run this fall, locking up valuable station clearances next season. In…
Columbia TriStar Television has made a trio of exec appointments as the company prepares its next development lineup.
The ongoing feud between Lions Gate and the WWF has escalated with USA Networks joining UPN as well as Paramount- and United-owned stations in banning all advertisements for the upcoming wrestling…
Hearst Entertainment has pinned down key NBC O&Os clearance deals in L.A. and Gotham for upcoming lifestyle series "Famous Homes and Hideaways," which now looks solid for a launch in the fall.
After waking up America for 15 years, the ayem chatshow duo of "Regis and Kathie Lee" is splitting up -- and it's not Regis Philbin who's ankling.
A year-long search for a permanent topper has finally culminated at E! Networks, now that the company has tapped Mindy Herman as the new prexy and CEO of the franchise.
The Screen Actors Guild on Friday will auction off all rights to the former syndie actioner "Dream Team." Series folded with the producer owing actors hundreds of thousands of dollars to its thesps…
Carsey-Werner has struck a deal with Nick at Nite and freshman cabler Oxygen for the syndicator's queen jewel, "Roseanne," under which the nets will air the third off-net cycle of the former ABC show…