The Golden Globes have sent NBC into orbit, rocketing the Peacock to first place in Jan. 18-24 primetime Nielsens with the net's highest weeklong rating and widest margin of victory in households…
FROM NATPECox Broadcasting exec VP Andy Fisher says predictions about the demise of network TV are premature. On a panel titled "A Big Picture of the Small Screen," Fisher said the four established…
After an intense all-night negotiating session, Miramax has beaten out several competitors in a high-stakes bidding war for worldwide distribution rights to director Mark Illsley's comedy "Happy…
Embarking on the biggest long-term campaign ever in the large-format industry, MacGillivray Freeman Films ("Everest") has announced plans to produce and distribute a 10-pic series called the Great…
On the face of it, business appears to be brisk at Midem this year. Deals tend to be negotiated rather than sealed at the music market, but the U.K.'s Chrysalis Group disclosed it has picked up…
FROM NATPEPearson TV, the international syndicator behind "Baywatch," has cooked up a plan to open "Baywatch"-themed restaurants around the world.
The WB has acquired the hit animated series "Pokemon" for the weblet's Saturday morning lineup beginning next month.
Nomination ballots for the Academy Awards must be received by the accounting firm of Pricewaterhouse Coopers no later than 5 p.m. Friday.
Loews Cineplex Entertainment has formed a partnership with the Shooting Gallery to bring exclusive indie film programming to multiplexes in a dozen major cities.
FROM NATPECabler TBS has picked up cable off-network rights to the CBS sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond" for a four-year term beginning in fall 2004.
Warner Home Video renewed for three years its revenue-sharing deal with Viacom-controlled Blockbuster Entertainment on Tuesday, signaling such deals are here to stay.