E! Entertainment Television is likely to more or less retain its current programming focus and philosophy once the Walt Disney Co.'s bid to team with Comcast Corp. in a $320 million purchase of Time…
CBS is revamping its Monday, Wednesday and Friday night lineups during March and April in an effort to try out new midseason replacements, as well as current shows in new slots.
Turner Broadcasting System will expand its Asia headquarters staff as it localizes programming. "We will be creating more jobs in Hong Kong at the network," said Michael Byrd, managing director of…
Carsey-Werner has renewed its exclusive overall deal with writer-producer Matthew Carlson, creator of freshman NBC comedy "Men Behaving Badly" and "Townies," which had a brief run on ABC earlier this…
If Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) has his way, former General Colin Powell will have a close family connection to the next Republican FCC Commissioner.
Frustrated with the decline in wages among recognizable, second-tier actors and alarmed that the industry's middle-class thesp may be disappearing, the Screen Actors Guild has embarked on a…
Fewer Japanese bought movie tickets in 1996 than any year in the postwar period, the Japan Motion Picture Assn. said Monday.
Leonardo DiCaprio is set to play a dual role as King Louis of France and a mysterious masked prisoner rescued from the Bastille who joins forces with the reunited Three Musketeers in United Artists'…
Corp. for Public Broadcasting president and CEO Richard Carlson is stepping down after almost five years at the helm of the pubcast umbrella organization.
Super Bowl XXXI proved super for Fox Broadcasting on Sunday, providing the web with the highest-rated primetime night in its 10-year history.
Technicolor said Monday it completed a decentralization plan it began last year.