"Jerry Springer" was officially crowned on Thursday as the king of the just-concluded February sweeps ratings survey in Los Angeles, earning resounding victories from Nielsen in households at both 10…
Seagal/Nasso Prods., which made its first market appearance at this year's AFM, closed deals in more than a dozen territories on its slate of five upcoming films, according to prexy Phillip Goldfine.
Turner Broadcasting has drawn up the blueprint for the sale of advertising time on "ER" that could change the rules of the rerun marketplace -- and harvest as much as $70 million over the next seven…
Stephen Weiswasser is stepping down as president and CEO of Americast, the telco TV partnership of Disney and four Baby Bells, as of March 31.
Bob Boris will write and direct the $10 million horror pic "Creature" for Barnholtz Entertainment and Licht Mueller FilmCorp.
Aside from the expected CBS Olympics-driven sweeps victory, February proved to be historic for Fox, promising for the WB and dismal for ABC. The 17 nights of Nagano helped CBS cruise to a 13.8/22 for…
Amid the black-tie events and hullabaloo surrounding "Titanic," which he produced with James Cameron, Jon Landau has re-established his Blue Horizon production banner on the 20th Century Fox lot.
Twentieth Century Fox has promoted Sanford Panitch to executive vice president of production. Panitch continues to report to Fox president Tom Rothman, who announced the promotion Thursday.
Canadian film and TV producer Paragon Entertainment Corp. reported a major loss for the nine-month period ended Dec. 31, 1997. It also announced that the company has run into difficulty with its…
CBS has made history in a negative way with its reconfigured Wednesday lineup, as "Michael Hayes" finished sixth for its hour in adults 18-49, losing to the UPN and WB competition.
Italy's largest commercial broadcaster Mediaset is launching its first pay digital thematic channel Sunday.