NBC's "Law & Order" posted its highest rating in over three years last Thursday as the Dick Wolf drama kicked off a stint in the "ER" timeslot of 10-11 p.m.
Scriptwriters Network has announced a May 10 deadline for the seventh annual Carl Sautter Memorial Scriptwriting Competition for Film & Television.
Although UPN comedy "Moesha" has only been on the air for a year, Worldvision Enterprises last week began meeting with station groups about selling off-net rights to the sitcom for the year 2000, the…
Turner Original Prods. has signed a deal with Silence Film Prods. for an hour-long docu "CIA" (working title) from executive producer Richard Linklater and producer Sasha Alpert.
In an apparent effort to deflect criticism of cable subscriber rate increases, John Malone's Tele-Communications Inc. on Thursday excoriated the NFL for "depriving cable customers of product" by its…
The Canadian government has denied Polygram Filmed Entertainment an exemption from rules that restrict its distribution activities in Canada, but the company is setting up shop here anyway.
While the Fox O&Os group is not expected to pick up Columbia TriStar TV Distribution's "The Dating/Newlywed Hour" for a second season, Fox-owned WITI Milwaukee has renewed the show, according to Greg…
Joe Don Baker, Harve Bennett, Robert Englund, John Frankenheimer, Linda Gray, Brad Krevoy, Steven Seagal, Talia Shire and Paul Verhoeven are slated to present the American Cinema Editors' Eddie…
Veronika Kwan-Rubinek has been promoted to senior vice president of Warner Bros. International Theatrical Distribution, moving up from her former position as vice president in the same division.
Susan Keith has been upped to VP, affiliate sales & marketing, for MTV Networks, where she will be responsible for all western region distribution activities domestically for MTV, VH1, M2…