Despite strong ratings in the lucrative younger demos with hits such as "Friends" and "The West Wing," NBC came up short on the bottom line in 2001, as the languid economy and a stubborn advertising…
Emmy-winning "Will & Grace" exec producer Jeff Greenstein has inked a new two-year overall development deal with NBC Studios that will also elevate him to showrunner of the hit Thursday laffer.
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BMI president-CEO Frances W. Preston has renewed her contract with the performing rights organization through 2004.
Former New Line Cinema PR chief Steve Elzer has joined Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group as a senior veepee of media relations.
Sony's military drama "Black Hawk Down" is the highest-profile pic marching into wide release over the long Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, a box office frame of growing importance.
Canada's Movieola, a channel devoted exclusively to short films, has entered into a production agreement with Slamdance Entertainment to form "Slamdance TV," a 26-part show to be broadcast in the…
The series premiere of the WB's drama "Glory Days" and the return of ABC laffer "The Job" both posted mediocre marks in the 9 o'clock hour Wednesday night.
In the week leading up to its 50th anniversary celebration, NBC News' "Today" attracted more than 6 million viewers -- building the largest margin between "Today" and "GMA" in three months.
With sales of jazz records on the wane, newly promoted Verve Music Group topper Ron Goldstein plans to scale down the company's roster and put more emphasis on artists with mainstream appeal -…
Twentieth Television has upped Steve MacDonald from veep of basic cable sales to senior VP and general sales manager of basic cable sales.