The puck stops at ABC and ESPN: The Disney-owned outlets were said to have out-foxed Fox Sports in the battle for the broadcast and cable TV rights to the National Hockey League.
Morgan Creek Prods. and Tribune Entertainment are hoping to turn more than a few heads with a new syndie series based on the spine-tingling 1973 horror classic "The Exorcist."
Cable industry vet James Doolittle will retire at the end of the year as prexy and chief operating officer of Time Warner Cable, the nation's largest cable operator serving nearly 12 million…
Frosh talker "The Howie Mandel Show" saw a modest ratings increase in the week ended Aug. 9, which was an uneventful week for the rest of the daytime syndie yak pack.
Alphabet web veteran Jeff Bader has been upped to senior veepee of program planning and scheduling for ABC Entertainment.
Comedian Robert Townsend, who sang the praises of classic doo-wop and R&B with his 1991 pic "The Five Heartbeats," has signed to host Polygram TV's new syndie music showcase "Motown Live."
"Judge Mills Lane" fell short of a Nielsen K.O. in its debut Monday, but the latest entry into the courtroom TV genre nonetheless has come out swinging.
By the grace of Mel go I to the Eye -- that's what shock jock Howard Stern told showbiz journos Tuesday in a teleconference call broadcast as part of his regular nationally syndicated radio show.
The crime fighters of "NYPD Blue" will make way for the vigilantes of "Vengeance Unlimited" next month when ABC preems the drama skein in "NYPD Blue's" prime Tuesday berth.
Producer George Zaloom is developing a "Wonderful World of Disney" telefilm on the life of the pioneering, globetrotting femme journo Nellie Bly.