Throwing down the gauntlet, CBS chair-CEO Leslie Moonves said Tuesday that the network enters this year's upfront ad-buy market in its best position in two decades -- especially on Thursday night…
MGM and niche cabler IFC are using the simultaneous video-on-demand and DVD release of John Sayles' "Casa de los Babys" to solidify their VOD ties.
As the TV industry continues to question where the boys are, Nielsen Entertainment and videogame publisher Activision may have found the answer.
The Assn. of National Advertisers and the American Assn. of Advertising Agencies have formed a joint task force in hopes of reshaping the upfront process, including whether to impose a "closing bell"…
Tele Munchen topper Herbert Kloiber made headlines after outbidding Germany's leading broadcaster RTL Television for a $220 million package of Warner Bros. fare in March -- but local industryites are…
Off-lot film production in Los Angeles County staged a mild rebound in March, gaining 13% from February, while TV production set an all-time record as a burst of pilots pushed activity up by a…
The Sundance Channel has secured the world premiere of Margaret Cho's standup concert feature "Revolution."
About 35 years ago, John Lennon declared the Beatles more popular than Jesus. Well, careers go up and down, but right now, Jesus is again Da Man.
Forget what you think you know about the upfronts. The supposition that advertisers are paying more for access to ever bigger audiences is false. Program ratings -- much like pork bellies or crude…
Voiceover: The writers and studios are back at the table -- and Tinseltown is in for a ticklish month as the scribes arm-wrestle the media congloms in their tri-annual labor negotiations.