NBC moved closer to a deal with Paxson Communications on Wednesday, as Wall Streeters and industry players pondered the Peacock's future in the wake of the Viacom-CBS merger.
Warner Bros. has snagged the spec script "Urban Townie" by tyro writer Jesse Wigutow, beating out Artisan in the process.
With football on its side, ABC is looking muscular enough to challenge NBC for primetime's overall young adults crown. The Alphabet has taken its fourth-straight week in adults 18-49 with a narrow…
Vittorio Cecchi Gori is negotiating the sale of a minority stake in his TV and film empire to Rupert Murdoch, Italian daily paper La Repubblica reported Wednesday.
Director Stephen Herek ("Mr. Holland's Opus") is in talks with Twentieth Century Fox to direct a remake of Jules Verne's "Around the World in 80 Days." Pic, set in the 19th century, is being produced…
Hollywood creatives and cultural conservatives may not be happy with the Motion Picture Assn. of America's 30-year-old content code, but parents still like it, according to a survey commissioned by…
Despite a blizzard of hype, NBC's new "Later Today" talker premiered Tuesday to ratings that were a lot like those for timeslot predecessor "Leeza."
After hints earlier in the year that the Kirch Group had plans of its own for the Internet, the company has come out of the closet by forming a strategic alliance with Switzerland's Fantastic Corp.…
The Mouse House on Wednesday tapped ABC Inc. prexy Steven Bornstein to become chairman of its Buena Vista Internet Group and lead the division's upcoming Go.com Web business.
CBS News officially tapped Jane Clayson as co-anchor of the Eye's new "Early Show" on Wednesday, with division topper Andrew Heyward declaring the net had never offered the gig to anyone else.
John Malone's Starz pay TV network has scheduled the world premieres of three busted theatricals and one made-for-cable movie -- a Christmas family comedy called "Must Be Santa" -- between now and…
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