Public shareholders in Lin Television Corp. are hoping Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst's $1.7 billion bid for the broadcaster turns out to be the opening bid in an auction of the company rather than the…
Signaling its intent to become a major player in the broadcasting business, private investment firm Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Inc. has struck a deal to buy Lin Television station group for $1.7…
Warner Bros. has secured "Seinfeld"-level coin for off-network syndication rights to "The Drew Carey Show" in the star's hometown of Cleveland, also the setting of the hit ABC sitcom.
Pamela Lee is talking with Columbia TriStar Television Distribution about future firstrun syndication projects.
"The View" on day one of Barbara Walters' new ABC daytime strip looked like a 2.4 household rating and 9 share, according to Nielsen's metered market survey.
ABC has promoted Joseph J. Kreder to VP of national TV sales. In his new post, Kreder will oversee East Coast national advertising sales efforts for ABC's 10 O&Os.
NBC has tapped Turner Broadcasting System veteran Daniel B. Lovinger for the newly created position of vice president, international sales.
In the first step toward a restructuring of Universal TV's comedy development department, the studio known for its distinctive dramas has tapped Disney TV veteran David Kissinger to lead the effort…
Good news Friday for Worldvision Enterprises' new syndie gameshow "Pictionary": The half-hour strip won't be handicapped by a post-2 a.m. timeslot in New York, the nation's largest TV market.
Sylvester (Vec) Russo has been promoted to controller for King World Prods.
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