CBS and producer Orly Adelson have optioned "Mercury 13," an account of NASA's first female astronauts by journalist Martha Ackmann. It will be developed as a CBS feature. Ackmann also has sold the…
The Canadian Television Fund has undertaken an executive shuffle to make Garry Toth its new prexy and CEO. CTF, which last year distributed C$210 million ($133 million) to television and film…
Corporate behemoth General Electric said Friday that its wholly owned NBC unit saw profits ease to $346 million in the first quarter ended in March from $394 million the year before. Revenue was…
The integration of digital TV and the Internet has received another boost in Japan. A government research panel last week released a report on new digital broadcasting technology that will allow…
Oscar coverage and the end of the NCAA men's basketball tournament worked together to boost ratings perfs for syndicated magazine shows during the week ending April 1.
ABC and the National Football League failed to reach agreement on a less rigid schedule that would have funneled more playoff-bound teams to "Monday Night Football" toward the end of the 2001 season…
Disputing fair use of the rights to superhero characters from the "X-Men" franchise, 20th Century Fox and Marvel Enterprises filed lawsuits against each other in a Gotham federal court last week.
Nielsen Media Research on Wednesday continued to have problems processing ratings data for Sunday, delaying the release of ratings for all dayparts on April 8. Daily Variety will report the numbers…
"Boot Camp" fans reported for duty on Tuesday as the third episode of the Fox reality series -- airing on a special night -- won its hour by key measures and helped knock down ABC's promising rookie…
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