Just call it perky vs. persnickety: "Friends" overtook "Seinfeld" as the most-watched syndie off-net sitcom strip for the first time in the week ended Dec. 13.
Two out of every three new pay TV subscribers are picking DBS over cable, even though local channels are still not available from satcasters, according to an FCC report on competition in the…
Competition this Christmas is fiercer than ever -- a dozen or so films, counting limited bows, will have opened by Friday -- and anxious industry execs are sitting by their phones (or logging on to…
Film vet Uma Thurman has joined the cast of the Classic Stage Co.'s upcoming production of Moliere's "The Misanthrope," which begins previews Jan. 28 for a Feb. 14 opening under the direction of CSC…
With one shopping day left before Christmas, TV-inspired toys have proved the hottest sellers this holiday season.
Bebe Neuwirth has exited the new John Kander-Fred Ebb musical "Over & Over," which is currently in rehearsal prior to its world premiere next month at the Signature Theater in Arlington, Va.
NBC is in talks with Turner Broadcasting-owned World Championship Wrestling to carry a primetime two-hour wrestling special during the February 1999 sweeps.
Italy's top film producer and distributor, Vittorio Cecchi Gori, is planning to list his film and TV holding, Finmavi, on the stock market, following in the footsteps of his former ally and now rival…
The programming on Bravo -- highbrow fare like foreign films, opera and ballet -- is paying off by attracting viewers that Madison Avenue would kill for.
The English Football League is close to a deal with satcaster BSkyB for the broadcast of a series of pay-per-view soccer matches.
Discovery Communication's proposed deal to buy 50% of CBS' struggling Eye On People cable channel finally closed this week.