Warner Bros.' syndie arm is close to sealing long-term renewal agreements for "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" with ABC and NBC O&Os in key major markets.
Joel Cheatwood, the news exec who recruited Jerry Springer for his short-lived stint as a commentator for the NBC O&O in Chicago, has left the NBC fold and joined CBS's Philadelphia O&O as station…
Howard Stern, lightning rod: A conservative culture critic is taking Time Warner vice chairman Ted Turner to task because TW's New Line Cinema bought advertising time on Howard Stern's racy new…
Pax TV got off to a predictably uneven start in its national debut Monday, but the upstart web's primetime slate of "Touched by an Angel" and "Diagnosis Murder" reruns scored better-than-expected…
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has inked a four-year deal with the Big Four webs for the TV rights to the annual primetime Emmy Awards ceremony.
Suzanne Bukinik has been upped to veepee of comedy series for ABC. Her promotion had been expected (Daily Variety, Aug. 6), coming on the heels of a series of exec shuffles at the web. Bukinik…
Ratings for "The Howard Stern Radio Show" headed south in the show's second Saturday night outing, as groups, viewers and stations continued to protest its "over the top" content.
Former "Living Single" star Kim Coles has inked a syndie talkshow development deal with Buena Vista Television.