Television arms of the major media congloms have long considered the Internet a major threat to its audiences and advertising dollars.
Broadcasting topper Lowell "Bud" Paxson revealed Wednesday that he is spearheading a campaign for 136 TV stations to cut a lucrative deal with the wireless industry and vacate TV channels 60-69…
Jon Favreau ("Swingers") has penned a deal with the Independent Film Channel to executive produce a special titled "Dinner for Five."
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
As all three networks struggle to lure viewers to longform events, NBC is now expected to eliminate its 20-year-old Sunday movie franchise and dramatically cut back telepic production next season.
Like most promises coming out of Washington, this one sounded like a pretty good idea. Back in 1989, the U.S. Congress held its first hearings on ways to stimulate the growth of a new television…
The plot has everything -- a rich cast of characters, hidden motives, intrigue, personality clashes, politics and money. No, it's not a soap opera, it's the ongoing saga of free-to-air TV station iTV.
Toronto-based Chum Television has inked a deal with Blackwatch Releasing to acquire exclusive TV rights to 42 independent films for English-speaking Canada.
They're bargain-hunting for primetime soaps at Fox, which has picked up pilots for two low-cost sudsers, "American Soap" and "In the Weeds."
Bob Igiel recalls a mishap years ago in which an ad for a fast-food company aired in a show about California's Donner Pass. Needless to say, his client wasn't happy about being associated with…
Gemstar-TV Guide Intl. said Tuesday that it has inked a 10-year deal with Charter Communications that allows the cabler to expand the TV Guide Interactive service into additional markets and across…
Comedy scribe David Lloyd has been tapped by the Writers Guild of America West to receive this year's Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television. Lloyd will be honored at the 53rd annual WGA Awards…