NEW YORK -- NBC's "Saturday Night Live" on Feb. 23 equaled its highest adult 18-49 rating of the season and was the highest-rated episode since Oct. 24, 1994.
Nicholas Hytner has agreed to direct a stage adaptation of Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" at Lincoln Center this summer. Hytner has landed Paul Rudd to star as Orsini, and is now in talks with Helen…
After 29 years under the iron-fisted rule of just-retired managing director Ernest Fleischmann, the Los Angeles Philharmonic conducted its annual glimpse-of-the-future-plus-lunch press conference on…
Mediaset CEO Adriano Galliani said Thursday that talks with global media baron Rupert Murdoch "are going well on different forms of cooperation, including co productions," but he denied that the two…
WCBS-TV failed to capitalize on its network's Winter Olympics during the February sweeps and WPIX's "Seinfeld" became the first non-newscast ever to win the 11 p.m. timeslot in the market.
"Jerry Springer" was officially crowned on Thursday as the king of the just-concluded February sweeps ratings survey in Los Angeles, earning resounding victories from Nielsen in households at both 10…
Seagal/Nasso Prods., which made its first market appearance at this year's AFM, closed deals in more than a dozen territories on its slate of five upcoming films, according to prexy Phillip Goldfine.
Turner Broadcasting has drawn up the blueprint for the sale of advertising time on "ER" that could change the rules of the rerun marketplace -- and harvest as much as $70 million over the next seven…
Stephen Weiswasser is stepping down as president and CEO of Americast, the telco TV partnership of Disney and four Baby Bells, as of March 31.
Bob Boris will write and direct the $10 million horror pic "Creature" for Barnholtz Entertainment and Licht Mueller FilmCorp.
Aside from the expected CBS Olympics-driven sweeps victory, February proved to be historic for Fox, promising for the WB and dismal for ABC. The 17 nights of Nagano helped CBS cruise to a 13.8/22 for…