CBS sent "Joan of Arc," Michael Landon, "Dr. Quinn" and the Daytime Emmys to do battle with NBC last week, but it wasn't enough to win the monthlong May sweeps war.
The record-breaking box office perf of "The Phantom Menace" may well be matched by its licensing program, which is producing tons of "Star Wars" merchandise and generating auction bids topping retail…
JAPAN BSkyB to use boxes from Matsushita Matsushita supplied about 400,000 set-top boxes to Rupert Murdoch’s British satcaster BSkyB. The boxes will bee used for BSkyB interactive services that start…
Miramax exec VP of production and development Jack Lechner is ankling the Disney subsid to write a nonfiction book full time.
King World Prods.' syndie yakker "The Martin Short Show" has landed on WCBS New York, filling the last major hole in its station lineup in preparation for its fall bow.
Kim Woods has been named manager of western region advertising sales by TV Guide Networks. Based in Los Angeles, Woods will continue to oversee TV Guide Networks’ West Coast advertising. Previously…
The Parents Television Council and a small group of legislators are expected to release a study demonstrating that television has gotten more violent and smutty despite implementation of the TV…
Threatened with extinction if it didn't raise $270,000 by May 31, the nonprofit Portland Stage Co. averted disaster by beating its deadline and its goal amount. It raised $288,725 by the close of…
While Fox cut the majority of reality shows from its fall schedule, the network has ordered three reality series as backups.
Some 300 Florida industryites converged on Miami this week and sounded a note of guarded optimism about the state's showbiz future.
Marisa Tomei has inked a deal to topline in Kenneth Lonergan's new play, "The Lobby," immediately vaulting the production to the front of the queue for Off Broadway theaters.