To underscore its commitment to local programming, WNBC has greenlit series "Jane's New York," featuring local anchor Jane Hanson.
News Corp. posted a stellar 260% surge in profit last quarter, fired up by filmed entertainment, which tripled earnings. Conglom also piled up cash from worldwide homevideo and TV sales and…
Veteran sitcom helmer Ted Wass is more than perfect for ABC and Touchstone Television. Network and studio have made a two-year, seven-figure overall deal with Wass.
A leading Madison Avenue media buyer declared Wednesday that the problem facing broadcast nets isn't Nielsen, but the fact that networks have developed no programming for young men.
Adopting a stance similar to that of its L.A. counterpart, the Chicago Film Critics Assn. has opted to suspend its annual awards for 2003 in protest of the MPAA's restrictions on the distribution of…
It didn't take long for consumers to find "Nemo" on DVD and plop down another $135 million on the movie they spent a record $340 million on when it was in theaters.
Viva "Revolutions." That appeared to be the collective response of the most rabid fan base for "The Matrix" movies, as Warner Bros. unspooled franchise's trilogy-completing "The Matrix Revolutions"…
MTV and Sony both announced fresh plans this week to compete in the quickly growing digital music space while EMusic, one of the oldest online music services, is repositioning itself under new…
Payola in the music biz -- and new evidence of a different form creeping into the TV industry -- is raising eyebrows and the specter of new regulation in Washington.
ABC comedy "8 Simple Rules ... for Dating My Teenage Daughter" returned to the airwaves Tuesday and drew more than 20 million viewers. The hourlong episode was the first to incorporate the death of…