Columbia TriStar TV has filed a $25 million breach of contract lawsuit against Daniel Stern, claiming the thesp killed the chances of the CBS comedy pilot "Partners" getting picked up by bad-mouthing…
Tara McCann has been upped to head of television for Francis Ford Coppola's American Zoetrope. She'll also serve as Coppola's producing partner on TV projects.
Maybe they'll call it "Come See About Me." Diana Ross' Anaid Films has inked a deal with ABC to produce a four-hour miniseries chronicling "her spectacular rise to fame and her early, unparalleled…
It's Howard Stern's "Doomsday" scenario: People in motor homes searching endlessly for family values in post-apocalyptic America.
Broadcasting veteran Rick Feldman has been named chief operating officer of USA Broadcasting, which is poised for a dramatic transformation as USA speeds the rollout of its "CityVision" format.
European TV powerhouse SBS Broadcasting moved once again to broaden its media footprint on the Continent with the inking of a strategic alliance with Europe's largest private cable operator United…
Rupert Murdoch has decided to keep the reruns of two of Twentieth TV's most popular network primetime series, "Ally McBeal" and "The Practice," within the Fox umbrella by funneling them to FX.
Nascent radio satcaster XM Satellite Radio has received a $250 million vote of confidence from a new group of investors that includes such strategic allies as General Motors, radio giant Clear…
Amid the latest furor over the talkshow, Barry Diller's USA Networks has moved to extricate itself from the controversy by quietly shopping the "Jerry Springer Show" to smaller indie distribs such as…
Major League Baseball's top stars are going to bat for a new animated kidvid series from Marc Platt Prods. and Hearst Entertainment.