Twenty-seven writers have been chosen as finalists in this year's Humanitas Awards, given for work that communicates human values in television programming. Of the networks, ABC received the most…
NBC is expected to announce this morning that NBC Prods. has signed a deal to produce a miniseries based on novelist James Clavell's bestseller, "Gai-jin."
Cable system operator Comcast Corp. said Wednesday that it submitted a merger proposal to the board of its subsidiary Comcast Cablevision of Philadelphia Inc.
Twentieth Century Fox won a crucial preliminary victory at City Hall Wednesday with a 14-to-1 City Council vote in favor of the studio's $ 200 million expansion plan.
A spate of syndie shows are bracing for a chilly summer. And if the Nielsen national syndication barter rankings for the week ended June 13 are any indication, it's going to be a long three months.
Carmike Cinemas Inc. has opened an eight-screen multiplex in Montgomery, Ala. The company said the Eastdale Eight multiplex is an extension of its expansion policy into locations where it is the sole…
The buzz at this year's Digital World conference is that the convergence of communications and entertainment has accelerated with the speed of a bullet train.
In the latest round of hirings at Permut Presentations, Steve Rabiner has been named VP of development.
LIN Television Corp. is pledging to donate a "major portion" of the cash it receives via retransmission consent negotiations with cable operators to community service projects and educational…
Several TV-broadcast stocks got hammered Wednesday on Wall Street as investors began anguishing over the increasingly gloomy advertising market.
Screenwriter Laurice Elehwany and television writer Rick Copp have been hired to write the latest draft of Paramount Pictures' "Brady Bunch" feature being developed by producer David Kirkpatrick…