Fox Broadcasting Co. and reps for its affiliate body have come to terms on a five-year, $250 million pigskin payment plan to help the web cover the cost of its new $4.5 billion NFL rights package.
Expanding his domain from Gotham to the Windy City, Tribune Broadcasting vet Michael Eigner has been upped to exec VP of Tribune Television.
Violence is golden for the "Jerry Springer Show," which rebounded to the No. 1 spot among syndie talkshows, with a comfortable lead, in the week that coincided with the return of brawling among its…
United Video Satellite Group has formally withdrawn its $2.8 billion cash offer for rival electronic program guide developer Gemstar Intl. Group.
Showbiz PR veteran Richard Licata has been tapped to run the TV department of praisery Rogers & Cowan.
UPN is back on the air in Oklahoma City after a seven-month absence.
The guest list for Tuesday's premiere of DreamWorks/Paramount's "Saving Private Ryan" in Westwood read like a Who's Who of Hollywood, but noticeably absent from the row of TV cameras lined up along…
Fox and the WB will swap affiliates in Raleigh, N.C., the nation's 29th largest TV market, as of Aug. 1.
In a bid to become a bigger player in an industry dominated by global media giants, Canada's two largest production companies -- Alliance Communications and Atlantis Communications -- have inked a…
Comedian Tommy Davidson has become a regular feature on "The Magic Hour" starting this week.