With the end of daylight-saving time and the onset of a blizzard of sweeps-month promotions, a number of freshman and established syndie skeins hit rating highs for the season, according to Nielsen's…
Buccieri & Weiss Prods. ("Penn & Teller's Sin City Spectacular") has inked a first-look development deal with Lions Gate Media, the TV arm of Lions Gate Entertainment.
The November sweep is shaping up to be a real horse race between Fox O&O KTTV and WB Network affil KTLA for the coveted 10 p.m. news crown.
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$29.9M Sony / Screen Gems -11.16%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$557,622 Cumulative:$308.5M Disney -4.92%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$459,663 Cumulative:$18.1M Warner Brothers -9.19%
After putting out a nationwide dragnet for TV-friendly judges, Twentieth TV has tapped family law vet Mablean Ephriam to preside over its upcoming syndie revival of "Divorce Court."
Marilyn Wilson has exited her post as an exec producer of Columbia TriStar TV Distribution's fledgling syndie talker hosted by Donny and Marie Osmond.
Polygram TV is pitching a syndie strip for fall 1999 that sounds like a cross between "Love Connection" and "Candid Camera" mixed with elements of "Pop-Up Video."
Saban Entertainment vet Lou Bortone has been upped to senior veep of marketing and advertising for Fox Family Worldwide.
In a deal that offers insight into the future plans of both companies, NBC has tapped Carsey-Werner to handle the off-network sales of its spooky Saturday night drama "Profiler."
Terry Wood has been named veepee of programming for Paramount Domestic TV.
More than a dozen Fox O&Os have picked up MGM's "National Enquirer" syndie strip, paving the way for the tabmag spinoff to bow nationally next fall.