Football and Miss America have lent their attractive figures to an ABC victory in Sept. 8-14 primetime Nielsens. Meanwhile, strong season premieres and a big rerun rating for "True Lies" has allowed…
CBS's broadcast Sunday of the 49th annual Primetime Emmy Awards averaged a 13.5 rating and 21 share in households, according to preliminary national ratings released by the web.
JAPAN Munich-based Kirch Group will supply programming to Japan’s first digital pay-TV channel for classical music. Kirch’s Unitel production company inked a license agreement with Tokyo’s…
Producing/songwriting duo the Dust Brothers have inked a multiyear, major seven-figure publishing pact with MCA Music Publishing.
MovieFone Inc. has tapped Jay Mattlin, former director of news audience research at NBC, to expand its own film research efforts.
The $14.3 million opening gambit of Polygram Film's "The Game" led the top 60 films to a $53.7 million weekend total.
The emotional experience of playing a slave in her upcoming feature "Beloved" helped convince Oprah Winfrey, arguably the highest-paid person in TV, to keep her day job for another two seasons.
After "Frasier" earned the comedy-series Emmy for the fourth year running, NBC's backstage officials immediately exclaimed that it was the first show in Emmy history to be so honored in four…
Dennis Adomaitis has been promoted to exec VP of international operations of Warners Bros. Studio Stores.
Universal Pictures has outbid the field for rookie scribe Geoff Rodkey's sports comedy spec script "Dave the Ox," with a mid-six-figure buy, sources said Monday.