News Corp. is out of the running for Newsday, leaving Cablevision as the front-runner to buy the Long Island-based newspaper from Tribune Co.
It may be an unusual year for the network biz, but web execs have spent the weekend doing what they always do in the days before upfront week: weighing skedding plans and handing out pilot pickups…
The long-running cable vs. broadcast war will escalate again this week, as TNT and TBS boldly go where no cabler has gone before -- mounting an upfront presentation for Madison Avenue the same week…
They've got money, relationships and a more attractive backend definition than any other studio in town. What's not to like?
These are not the numbers network execs want to hear as they get ready for next week's upfront presentations in Gotham.
Comedy Central is reviving Chuck Barris' "The Gong Show," with comedian Dave Attell as host.
Tribune Co. has upped Randy Michaels to chief operating officer and given him oversight of the company's two largest newspapers, the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune.
Jerry Bruckheimer and Michael Bay, together again? It may happen at HBO, on a Warner Bros. TV drama series project loosely based on the 2006 docu "Cocaine Cowboys."
Sci Fi Channel and WE will be seeing ghosts next year. Cablers have jointly acquired rerun rights to the CBS drama "Ghost Whisperer" beginning in fall 2009.
Cablevision has officially entered the fray to acquire Long Island-based daily Newsday from Tribune Co.
Lindsay Lohan reported for duty on "Ugly Betty" on Saturday. Thesp's long-rumored deal for an extended guest shot on the ABC dramedy closed earlier this week, and it calls for Lohan to appear in the…