After two weeks of violence-free segs, "The Jerry Springer Show" is still hanging tough near the top of the Nielsen syndie ratings chart. And with much of the recent controversy over the show dying…
Paula Askanas has been upped to senior veep of media relations and promotion for Columbia TriStar TV.
CBS-owned KCBS has inked an unusual deal with production outfit Si TV to carry a latenight block of Latino-themed original programs for a seven-week test run to begin next month.
In the latest shakeup triggered by the Lion's new management team, MGM TV topper John Symes has been forced out as part of a companywide restructuring that resulted in the layoffs of about 45…
Veteran TV exec Jules Haimovitz is poised to join the Lion as head of a new division tasked with developing cable channels and other ventures revolving around MGM's vast movie and TV library.
As promised, thesp Daniel Stern has filed a countersuit against Columbia TriStar TV, blasting the studio's allegations against him and accusing Col TriStar brass of reneging on promises to overhaul…
Studios USA has committed an estimated $3 million-$4 million to ink two-year, overall development deals with comedy writers Kari Lizer, Donald Todd and the team of Barbara Wallace and Thomas Wolfe.
Comedian Hal Sparks has been tapped the new host of the E! cabler staple "Talk Soup."
America Online is investing $1.5 billion in DirecTV parent Hughes Electronics in a bid to lure new subscribers to broadband Internet access and interactive TV services in the works from both…
Kyra Sedgwick has signed on as the lead in the new Touchstone TV comedy "Talk to Me," which has been given a six-seg order for midseason by ABC.
On the heels of a big-bucks contract renewal extended to "The Sopranos" creator/exec producer David Chase, HBO and Brillstein-Grey Entertainment have given star James Gandolfini a sizable raise to…