CBS has scored an upset victory in election night Nielsens, tallying the highest 10-11 p.m. vote-coverage rating despite big drops from comparable 1994 results.
In Henry Schlieff's first major move as prexy of Court TV, the cable web has purchased the exclusive rerun rights to the NBC cop drama "Homicide: Life on the Street."
Endemol Entertainment continued its buying binge in Germany with the purchase of a 40% slice of the Berlin-based infotainment company Meta.
NBC Sports says its new Clearasil-crowd sports competish will be "the world championship" of the extreme sports world.
Warner Bros. Intl. has purchased worldwide theatrical rights for the "Black Orpheus" remake, "Orfeu do Carnaval," marking its first step into the booming Brazilian film biz.
The formal process of sealing Rupert Murdoch's Star TV property under court order began Wednesday in India as part of the obscenity case against the satcaster.
Studios USA has sold ABC the comedy pilot "True Love," starring Adam Goldberg ("Saving Private Ryan," "Relativity") and created by Maya Forbes ("The Larry Sanders Show.")
DNA Films, one of the three lottery film franchise winners, has drawn about $3 million of its award to help finance an untitled $6 million feature.
With the ink barely dry on its first deal with U-based October Films, Michael Douglas's Furthur Films has already come up with a first project that should be in production next year, with Douglas…
After a slow start, the ratings picture for NFL football is starting to brighten somewhat.
Addressing the Screen Producers Assn. of Australia, George Lucas urged independent filmmakers to band together and become more financially independent of Hollywood, while conceding they cannot ignore…