Lions Gate Films has concluded a pay TV output deal with Home Box Office under which the cable net will get exclusive pay TV rights to all of Lions Gate's pics for the next three years.
The WB netlet has greenlit its first pilot for the fall schedule, a timely ensemble drama from producer Dick Wolf about young Washington, D.C., staffers.
Three of the happiest people in town Wednesday were Rupert Murdoch, Ted Turner and NBC's chairman Bob Wright, highlighting the showbiz impact of the pro basketball lockout settlement.
(Drama; HBO; Sun, Jan. 10, 9 p.m.) Filmed in New Jersey by HBO Prods. in association with Brillstein-Grey Entertainment Executive producer, creator, David Chase; executive producer. Brad Grey…
Big changes are in the offing for the Eye web's "This Morning," with a breakfastcast radically different from what's now on the air likely to bow by late summer or early fall.
WETA, Washington's local pubcaster, is launching a regional cable channel that will allow it to timeshift key programs including "The NewsHour With Jim Lehrer" and "Washington Week in Review."
The Eye web's Bryant Gumbel is in final negotiations with HBO on a new deal to continue as host of the pay cabler's "Real Sports" newsmag.
A 28-minute football overrun on Fox wasn't quite enough to overcome three full nights of football on ABC, leaving the Alphabet first in Dec. 28-Jan. 3 primetime Nielsen adult 18-49 standings.
Actors Diego Serrano and Vincent Angell have been cast as the male leads opposite actress Jennifer Love Hewitt in next season's "Party of Five" spinoff called "The Time of Your Life."
A group called Project Islamic H.O.P.E. is protesting Fox’s upcoming animated Eddie Murphy-voiced comedy “The PJs,” from Touchstone and Imagine TV. The group on Tuesday said the pilot episode…
Final Nielsen Media Research numbers released Monday show Fox's 17 weeks of Sunday NFL broadcasts in 1998 delivered an average rating 1% higher than the year before, while CBS ended the season with a…