"The Roseanne Show" is facing a slew of timeslot downgrades this week as the struggling syndie yakker heads into February sweeps, but host and producers are soldiering on with promo-minded efforts to…
Broadcasting biz veteran David Woodcock is returning to the Chris Craft/United TV fold as the new prexy and general manager of KCOP Los Angeles.
FROM NATPEAre the CBS O&Os planning to run more infomercials in prime access, despite CEO Mel Karmazin's contention that doing so last December was a mistake? Well ... not really, although a paid…
FROM NATPENEW ORLEANS -- Calling himself "the man who put the 'sin' back in syndication," shock jock Howard Stern proudly took credit for pushing the boundaries of salty language heard on radio and…
FROM NATPEWith every TV station in America getting a digital TV channel, syndicators could see a resurgence in sales of their library product over the next few years.
FROM NATPEFrom the food trays at the booths, to the programs for sale, to the traditional craziness on the floor, it seemed there was less of everything at NATPE this year.
FROM NATPECabler TBS has picked up cable off-network rights to the CBS sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond" for a four-year term beginning in fall 2004.
FROM NATPEThe buttoned-down former Universal Studios topper Frank Biondi is in talks with the hardscrabble King brothers of King World Prods. to become a consultant on mergers and acquisitions for…
FROM NATPE"Battle Dome" and "The Lost World" -- two titles that describe the mood among many execs at NATPE this year -- emerged with major clearance deals on the first day of horse trading in the…
FROM NATPEGo girl! That's the word from Warner Bros., which has declared its Queen Latifah talker a "firm go" for fall 1999.