NBC may be losing "Seinfeld" and football, but the network has stepped up in a massive way to keep TV's top-rated series "ER."
The "X Files" ended its three-year run as the only U.S. TV series to be shown by a commercial network in Japan on Wednesday night when TV Asahi broadcast another U.S. network series as a replacement…
Cable giant Tele-Communications Inc. increased its stake in United Video Satellite Group from 40% to 73% after buying out former UVSG chairman Lawrence Flinn, TCI said Monday.
TriStar Pictures prexy Chris Lee has bought a pitch from Red Wagon Prods.' principal Doug Wick on the legendary general-statesman Hannibal for a mid-six-figure preemptive payout.
As CBS, ABC/ESPN and Fox celebrated their new eight-year NFL contracts, NBC Sports president Dick Ebersol predicted his rivals will each lose $150 million to $200 million annually, and that's…
Emmy-winning producer Dick Wolf ("Law & Order," "New York Undercover") will be honored with the 1997 TV Showmanship Award at the 35th annual Publicists Guild of America Awards Luncheon set for March…
International PR firm Dennis Davidson Associates has created technology division DDA MediaTek, with former Daily Variety reporter Rex Weiner named senior vice president of the new unit.
Last year was the debut of Daily Variety‘s 10 “Helmers to Watch” list. Here’s a quick update on how several of the honorees have fared over the past 12 months: Brad Anderson — Following up his…
Tim Allen on Tuesday made official what has been expected for months: He will return to ABC's "Home Improvement" for an eighth season.
Cheri Vincent has been promoted to senior VP of finance and administration for Twentieth Television.
Lester Kaufman, who for the past 25 years served as president of Kaufman and Co. -- a business management firm with a client list including many people in the entertainment industry -- died of a…