Rupert Murdoch's FX has outbid Comedy Central for the cable-TV rights to Columbia TriStar TV Distribution's "Married ... With Children" for a four-year license term, beginning in September 1999.
In a further expansion of the jurisdiction of TV gavelers, "Divorce Court" is going into session next year on the 22 Fox-owned stations.
"Total Recall 2070," the TV spinoff of the hit 1990 Arnold Schwarzenegger actioner, will bow on the Showtime pay cabler in March and will segue to the first-run syndie broadcast arena in January 2000.
Here come "Little Rascals" knickknacks: King World Prods. is jump-starting its licensing and merchandising efforts with the appointment of Kevin Allyn as prexy of the division.
Talk radio maven Michael Jackson is in negotiations with CBS's radio wing to become the centerpiece of a new talkshow lineup in the works for the Eye's oldies outlet KRLA-AM.
New Line Television has added two new L.A.-based production execs to oversee its growing slate of series and made-fors.
Mel Karmazin and Rupert Murdoch are on the same wavelength when it comes to advertising sales. CBS and Fox Family Worldwide are trying to make it easier for advertisers to spend money by streamlining…
No hoops, less dough: KCAL parent Young Broadcasting warned Wall Streeters Thursday that if the NBA lockout drags on, the lack of pro basketball action on KCAL will likely take its toll on the…
Michael Jackson, the erudite dean of talk radio, has ankled his weekend hosting gig at KABC-AM and is poised to set up shop at another L.A. radio outlet.
The upcoming fifth season premiere seg of "The Outer Limits" concerns an aging astronaut, played by Oscar winner Cliff Robertson, who gets a second chance to go into space, some 38 years after a…
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$4.2M Cumulative:$143.4M Fox -61.96%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Universal Pictures -54.45%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$1.9M Cumulative:$19.4M Disney -59.06%