It was just the kind of story to awaken the media from its 'tween-holiday doldrums.
The broadcast nets are down by about 10% vs. last year at this point, four out of five returning skeins are down from last year, and only two of 16 new shows improved their timeslots, but NBC's…
Fred Thompson, whose career has ranged from showbiz to politics, including a presidential run this year, is signing on for a gig that promises to draw on his talents in both fields: talkradio.
In their annual meeting at Gotham's Equitable Center, Sirius XM shareholders approved a reverse stock split and a plan to issue as many as 3.5 billion additional shares.
Fox Business Network has filed suit in Gotham against the Treasury Dept., claiming the agency ignored two Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests regarding the recent Wall Street bailout.
AMC has pacted with Warner Horizon to produce the pilot for a third original dramatic series on the cabler's sked.
Filling the void left by last week's departure of longtime HBO exec Harold Akselrad, 27-year company vet Tom Woodbury has been upped to general counsel and exec VP at the premium cabler.
At least a year before its official bow, the Oprah Winfrey Network has nearly completed assembling an executive team with its announcement of Liz Dolan as chief marketing officer.
As if to certify that time-shifted TV viewing had attained techno-cultural significance, it's now the subject of a year-end top 10 list, as the Nielsen Co. has issued a ranking of the programs that…
With an eye toward further penetration into foreign territories, Scripps has tapped cable vet Greg Moyer for a newly created post as prexy of Scripps Networks Intl. The hire takes effect Jan. 5.
As SAG called off its emergency Friday board meeting, more than 130 stars -- including George Clooney, Matt Damon and Tom Hanks -- have strongly urged SAG members to vote down the guild's strike…