The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will fete the winners of its 1998 College Television Awards with a black-tie presentation ceremony March 7 at the Century Plaza Hotel.
"The Martin Short Show" has been picked up in Chicago and Philadelphia, filling in key gaps in its station lineup as King World Prods.' latest syndie yakker heads toward its fall debut.
Sinclair Broadcast Group will sell its NBC affil in Tyler, Texas, to Communications Corp. of America for $36 million in cash to reduce debts.
Telepictures Prods., the hot shop in the syndie biz with seven Monday-Friday skeins on the fall '99 sked, has promoted two top execs in a restructuring of its programming and development operation.
Actor-comedian Steve Harvey has signed on with Magic Johnson Management Group.
CBS brass were singing a happy tune as Wednesday's Grammy Awards kudocast nudged the Eye web into first place -- by a hair -- in the February sweeps household ratings derby.
Sony's putting family first. Diving into the already crowded animation pool, Sony Pictures Entertainment has tapped Columbia TriStar TV kidvid chief Sander Schwartz to head a new children's…
CD Radio, the nascent radio satcasting service, has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against rival XM Satellite Radio, raising the specter of a protracted legal battle that could slow next year's…
A spinoff channel from Turner cabler TBS is in the works. Turner execs are expected to unveil plans for the new channel today at a news conference in Atlanta.
Syndie skein "Siskel & Ebert" will remain in production for at least the next few weeks with guest reviewers, after Saturday's death of co-host Gene Siskel.