Fox Family Channel, which launched Saturday at noon, got off to a good ratings start in its first weekend, besting its predecessor -- the Family Channel -- in most dayparts and demographics.
Roadshow Entertainment exec Milt Barlow plans to ankle at the end of this year and hang out his own shingle, working on projects for Internet-based entertainment, TV and interactive video.
Although he will cease working as executive director of the Writers Guild of America West as of Sept. 1, Brian Walton will remain involved with the guild as a consultant and will continue to receive…
Director Andy Tennant, whose Fox feature "Ever After: A Cinderella Story" is showing strong legs at the box office, has signed on to helm Fox 2000's "Anna and the King" for producer Lawrence Bender.
Miami has just set a record, but it's a rather unenviable one: The city is the site of the FCC's largest shutdown of unlicensed radio stations ever.
In a rare move for the newsweekly and as a result of what it calls President Clinton's "historic" Monday testimony and public address regarding his relationship with Monica Lewinsky, the next issue…
As expected, Edward Dandridge of Edelman Public Relations Worldwide is joining ABC as vice president, network communications and public relations planning (Daily Variety, Aug. 11), the Alphabet web…
Driven by the television premiere of "The American President" and wrestling, basic cable last week recorded its all-time high primetime ratings.
By the grace of Mel go I to the Eye -- that's what shock jock Howard Stern told showbiz journos Tuesday in a teleconference call broadcast as part of his regular nationally syndicated radio show.
The Munich-based ProSieben Group announced Tuesday the purchase of a programming package valued at 680 million marks ($380 million).
Thesp Will Patton has signed on for the lead role in the Prufrock Pictures/Sagg Main Prods. co-production "Desert Saints."