Four years after the reins of the management-production company were handed to Brad Grey, Brillstein-Grey Entertainment has undergone a name change to Basic Entertainment. Grey told Daily Variety…
In a move designed to lift the sagging fortunes of the Fox web, 20th Century Fox Television topper Sandy Grushow has been upped to a new job that includes oversight of the entertainment side of Fox…
How's this for a payoff? "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" has given ABC its biggest weeklong Nielsens since the March 1998 Oscarcast, when "Titanic" sailed off with best picture honors.
TBS will begin production this month on the cabler's next two original telefilms, "Nowhere to Land" and "Sinkhole," both slated for 2000.
Columbia TriStar Television has signed scribes Jack Amiel and Michael Begler to a two-year overall deal.
After ABC News' "Nightline" bowed out Thursday, Fox News Channel nabbed the rights to present "The Republicans: A New Hampshire Forum," the first live event featuring all six Republican presidential…
Interest in "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" may be finally plateauing, but at lofty levels, and not before the hit ABC gameshow pulled off an historic Thursday upset.
Nonfiction program supplier LMNO Prods. is restructuring its operations and upping several key execs in a bid to move beyond its network and cable roots.
Thousands of satellite subscribers lost network programming over the weekend, as EchoStar chairman Charlie Ergen called Congress' bluff and began shutting off signals to subs while urging them to…
With less than a month to go before VH1's tentpole kudocast, "The VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards," bows on the cabler, company execs have tapped Heather Locklear and musician-producer Sean "Puffy" Combs to…
Fox Family Channel has landed off-net rights to its first off-net series after outbidding TNN for rights to the CBS drama "Early Edition" from Eyemark Entertainment in a multi-year…