The major nets are going overboard in efforts to squeeze new shows out of existing skeins with very special backdoor pilot episodes.
Shrinking release slates, a focus on tentpoles and the emergence of a 'new normal' in the homevid market has allowed the largest media congloms to boost the financial performance of their movie…
George Lopez’s latest sitcom venture has landed at FX. The cabler has ordered 10 segs of “Saint George,” which will be produced by Lionsgate TV and Debmar-Mercury under Debmar’s trademark “10/90”…
Nerves were on edge at KTLA Studios on Tuesday night when the lot was evacuated for more than two hours after a bomb threat that police said turned out to be a prank. The call came in to the station…
CBS and Lionsgate have tapped a new leader for TV Guide Network, the first exec move since the Eye bought a half interest in the cabler last month. Brad Schwartz, a former programming exec at Fuse…
DirecTV is close to finalizing a deal with Momentum Television for a 1o-episode drama series from Neil LaBute for its Audience Network channel. Half-hour drama dubbed “Full Circle” revolves around…
Sinclair Broadcast Group is adding some large-market heft to its station holdings with a $373.3 million deal to acquire Seattle-based Fisher Communications.
NBC sees Fallon as its best hope to maintain Tonight Show's appeal to mainstream auds.
The flood of opportunities on lower-end projects has put downward pressure on network TV pay scales, especially for writers who came up in the go-go 1990s.
CBS Corp. took a look under the hood of TV Guide Network more than a year ago, but wasn't impressed by what it saw.
NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke has calmed the waters in NBC latenight, brokering a deal for Jimmy Fallon to take the reins of “The Tonight Show” from Jay Leno following NBC’s coverage of the 2014…