"NBC Nightly News" will end the 1998-99 season in first place by virtually all measurements, overcoming a solid challenge from ABC's "World News Tonight" and the Peacock web's primetime Nielsen slide.
It took Ralph Ellison four decades to pen "Juneteenth," the follow-up to his classic novel "Invisible Man," but it took just two months for it to shape up into an impressive film package.
Columbia TriStar Intl. Television has named Martha Eberts and George Davis to the newly created posts of VP, Intl. Networks in support of that department's rapid growth.
NBC primetime series VP exec John Landgraf has been named president of Jersey Television, which has a first-look deal at 20th Century Fox TV.
Green/Epstein/Bacino Prods. has retained entertainment attorney and international financial specialist Jill Sattinger to serve as global finance, distribution and co-production consultant for the…
Six-year-old literary and talent agency Paradigm has announced the addition of four agents to its L.A. offices.
Smokey Robinson, one of architects of the Motowen sound, and Ahmet Ertegun, founder and co-chairman of Atlantic Records, received lifetime achievement awards from the Emerging Artists and Talent in…
It's taken CBS five years to climb back to the top of the ratings hill, but the next battle may be even tougher -- convincing Madison Avenue that its accomplishment means something.
King World Intl. has acquired the exclusive rights to distribute abroad the two-hour special "Scared Straight! 20 Years Later" hosted by Danny Glover and produced by Arnold Shapiro Prods.
Studios USA is in for a fight with some of its "Jerry Springer" station affils over the distrib's decision to rein in the bleeps, brawls and bods that have become a staple of the raucous syndie…
Further beefing up the exec ranks in its urban music arm, DreamWorks Records has tapped vet Bruce Walker as general manager.