MTV has promoted Brian Graden to president of programming, citing his role in orchestrating the network's eye-opening ratings growth over the last two years.
DirecTV and EchoStar together now control 12.5% of the subscription television market and are poised to gain even greater market share now that they may offer local TV channels, according to an FCC…
Countering conventional wisdom that had declared half-hour comedy all but extinct on network television, Fox's just-debuted laffer "Malcolm in the Middle" is emerging as a genuine hit after only two…
Veteran TV program sales execs Eric Rennagel and Ray Donahue, along with former CBS Intl. president Rainer Siek and technology expert David Wheeler, have formed Tivix, an online program distribution…
In the latest sign that the WB is dead serious about increasing its primetime yuk quotient, the Frog net has given a 13-episode on-air commitment to a half-hour laffer from veteran "Friends" scribe…
While gavelers and gameshows populate the NATPE floor, Buena Vista is going mental, reaching a distribution deal with Chris-Craft/United TV for upcoming syndie series "Housecalls."
Barely a year after announcing he has Parkinson's disease, thesp Michael J. Fox has decided to ankle ABC's "Spin City" at the end of the season -- a move which likely means the end of the laffer in…
Universal will be ringing in NATPE next week with a new relationship show that takes dating to the next level.
Sergio Silva, the creator of Mafia TV serial success "La Piovra" (The Octopus) and one of Italy's best-known TV producers, has inked a three-year agreement with Italy's leading TV group Mediaset for…
Mercury Entertainment has struck a deal with Paramount to distribute upcoming actioner "Queen of Swords." As NATPE draws closer, Mercury has cleared the series in more than 55% of the country in a…
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Non-Stop1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures -3.70%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%