Vivendi Universal is taking bids from syndicators around town to take over two syndicated shows -- "Blind Date" and "The Fifth Wheel" -- that are distributed by the company's Universal Worldwide…
National Geographic preem of two-part docu "Pearl Harbor: Legacy of Attack" on May 26-27 delivered the channel's largest audience ever for a standalone television special.
Nathan Lane is mulling a return to series television. CBS has locked in a holding deal with the Tony-winning thesp, still soaking up the applause from his current run in the smash Broadway tuner "The…
Canuck film and TV company Alliance Atlantis Communications announced Friday a public share offering in the U.S. and Canada for 8 million class-B nonvoting shares at a price of C$17.30 ($11.30) for…
When Warner Books coughed up a record $7.1 million last year for "Jack," the memoir of GE topper Jack Welch, the sun was setting on the exec's dynamic 20-year run at GE, and $7 million seemed a…
TV Azteca has signed a deal with Sky Mexico, 60%-owned by rival web Televisa, to allow the direct-to-home sat outfit exclusive rights to 22 soccer games over the next year.
The family hour is alive and kicking -- or at least it seems that way, according to recipients at the third annual Family Television Awards. Winners in eight categories were feted Thursday by the…
Time Warner Cable of New York City will keep CNBC on channel 15 and Bravo on channel 64 -- a complete about-face from TW's announcement Wednesday that the two networks would swap dial positions.
RealNetworks and CBS are proving that Netizens will pay to watch Internet content. At least a small number, so far.
A miffed Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) on Thursday accused NBC prexy Andy Lack of being "evasive" and "arrogant" in refusing to supply inhouse videotapes allegedly proving that GE topper Jack Welch…
Apparently it was just a 24-hour bug that bit the supporting cast of CBS' "Becker." The five actors showed up for work Thursday despite having called in sick the day before (Daily Variety, Aug. 1).