Daytime TV viewers were in a litigious mood the week of Feb. 15, powering gaveler queen "Judge Judy" to a record-high 7.9 national household rating, according to Nielsen's latest syndie ratings…
Dick Clark Prods. is hoping to make a splish-splash with a biopic on Bobby Darin after inking a deal with the late singer's son, Dodd Darin.
Mike Mischler has been named exec VP of marketing for Paramount Domestic Television.
There were no car chases to speak of. There were no freeway incidents, no dramatic bank robberies and no Olympics to lift ratings and viewing levels. In the just-wrapped February sweep (Feb. 4-March…
Comedy pilot season marches on at NBC with two more Peacock pickups from its inhouse NBC Studios production arm.
Kevin Burns, a longtime TV producer on the Fox lot, has formed a new production company, Prometheus Entertainment, that will be housed within Fox Television Studios.
Pic crix Elvis Mitchell and Joel Siegel will soon give their thumbs a workout alongside Roger Ebert as guest reviewers for "Siskel & Ebert."
Former Warner Bros. TV topper Tony Jonas has hung out his indie production shingle on the WB lot after inking an exclusive production and development pact with the studio.
Perennial Emmy fave Oprah Winfrey has bowed out of the running for the best talkshow host trophy at the upcoming daytime Emmy Awards.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will fete the winners of its 1998 College Television Awards with a black-tie presentation ceremony March 7 at the Century Plaza Hotel.