The offense is a 15-pound, 53-year-old putty tat. The defense is 4-ounce, 56-year-old Tweety bird. Both are graduates of the Friz Freleng-Merrie Melodies school of cartoon capers.
Barry Diller's USA Broadcasting is on the move. After launching the CityVision local programming format on its Miami TV station last June, the USA station group is seriously considering rolling out…
United Talent Agency has hired New York-based agent Sherry Berman to spearhead the syndication, cable and reality-based broadcasting division.
CNN talkmeister Larry King will interview Bill Maher and Martin Short during the Jan. 25 opening general sesh of the National Assn. of TV Program Executives sales confab in New Orleans.
With more people at home to watch TV, "Donny & Marie" and other fledgling syndie yakkers enjoyed a Nielsen bounce during the Christmas-New Year's holiday period, according to Nielsen's syndie ratings…
Chris Craft/United Television's WWOR New York and KCOP Los Angeles have picked up the Leeza Gibbons-hosted talker from Paramount Domestic TV for a fall start.
Major syndie distribs were bristling Wednesday at an offer from the Baltimore-based Sinclair TV station group to sell timeslots for new syndie skeins on 30-plus Sinclair outlets to the highest bidder.
SPECIAL REPORTDreamworks continued on its well-established path of offering albums known more for their creative spark than commercial success, while offering a creative-friendly environment for both…
As the syndie biz prepares for its annual NATPE sales confab later this month, the final rookie batting lineup for next fall is starting to take shape.
Calling Dr. Howard, Dr. Fine, Dr. Howard: Digitally remastered versions of "The Three Stooges" shorts will be unleashed on syndie and cable buyers at this month's NATPE sales confab by Columbia…
Yelena Garofolo has been upped to senior veep of corporate marketing and advertising for Warner Bros., where she'll oversee marketing efforts for WB's syndie arm and Warner Bros. TV Animation, among…