Ad-supported cable networks romped to the best April ratings in their collective history, a banner month highlighted by the double-digit primetime increases for 11 of the top-15-rated cable webs and…
Markets & Festivals
The Discovery Channel has backed off on its plan to force the removal of end credits from its programming.
RealNetworks has expanded an existing relationship with Sony to move its popular Internet audio and video playing software beyond the traditional PC and into other hardware devices. Sony has agreed…
Barry Diller, soon to be perched atop two big media groups, didn't get a bonus from USA Networks last year.
Taking advantage of their sisterly relationship for the first time, the Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Gold Crown retail stores are teaming up on a multimillion-dollar cross-promotional effort for…
The race to develop a Robert Blake/Bonnie Lee Bakley telepic has begun. Among the players peddling their story: Bakley best friend Christina Scheier, who has pacted with SilverCreek Entertainment…
Composer Danny Elfman will receive a BMI Award for Outstanding Career Achievement at the performing rights org's annual Film/TV Awards dinner on May 15.
Holly Hunter will host NBA Entertainment's and Lifetime Television's magazine "Player's Journal" when the series returns to Lifetime's schedule for its second season this spring.
Margaret Cho concert pic "Notorious C.H.O." will open the 14th annual New York Lesbian & Gay Film Festival. Pic, newly acquired by Wellspring Media, follows Cho on her recent comedy tour and opens…
"Thoroughly Modern Millie" topped the Drama Desk nominations with an even dozen, while "Sweet Smell of Success" was right behind it with 11. The revivals of "Oklahoma!" and "Into the Woods" scored…
Czech film fest Karlovy Vary is moving away from its European bias to cast a world-wide net in its pic selections for the 37th edition, running July 4-13.