Los Angeles was home to about 300 television sets when 24-year-old Stan Chambers began his TV career as a stagehand at KTLA-TV in December 1947.
Endemol is poised to scoop up Authentic Entertainment, the bustling reality production shingle behind such cable hits as Food Network's "Ace of Cakes" and Bravo's "Flipping Out."
Terence Winter battled a nagging thought as he wrote the pilot for HBO's series "Boardwalk Empire," a sprawling period epic that re-creates Atlantic City of the 1920s.
ABC's exec shuffle at the top is complete. ABC Family prexy Paul Lee has been upped to prexy of ABC Entertainment Group, overseeing programming for the Alphabet net and the ABC Studios production arm.
TNT has given renewals to three dramas: "The Closer," "Leverage" and frosh hit "Rizzoli & Isles."
Tribune Co. exec Lee Abrams is making good on his promise to blow up the traditional TV news playbook.
Walt Disney Co. late Thursday reached an agreement to sell Miramax Films to an investor group led by construction magnate Ron Tutor and Colony Capital.
Paul Lee's experience in overhauling the ABC Family cabler will be put to good use as he settles into his new job as ABC Entertainment Group prexy.
HBO and Playtone are looking to revisit one of the lighter chapters of the Cold War: Nikita Khrushchev's two-week tour of the U.S.
Cincinnati radio personality Bill Cunningham has struck a deal with Tribune Broadcasting for a topical daytime yakker to air on Tribune's 23 stations starting this fall.
CBS Television Studios has tied the knot with "The Good Wife" creators/exec producers Robert King and Michelle King.