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…
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.
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…
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.
"Entertainment Tonight" correspondent Jann Carl has inked a rich new four-year deal with Paramount's top-rated syndie magazine strip that includes a promotion to an expanded role as a weekend anchor…
This hourlong dramatization of how French artist Edgar Degas found the muse for his famous images of dancers has the look and feel of an "ABC Afterschool Special" of an earlier TV era.
Pubcaster KCET Los Angeles is cutting 16 staff positions in response to a budget shortfall blamed on lower than projected corporate donations to the PBS affil.
Trilogy Entertainment Group has inked a three-year, exclusive development pact with New Line Television that includes a first-look component with New Line's sibling, Time Warner-owned cabler TNT.
"Xena: Warrior Princess" lassoed double-digit Nielsen gains in the week ended Jan. 31, but even a raft of Super Bowl-related preemptions couldn't knock "X-Files" reruns out of the top spot among…
In showbiz, some things never change: You don't tug on Superman's cape. You don't pull the mask off the Lone Ranger, and you don't mess around with Mickey.