As CBS/Broadcast Group president in the early 1990s, Howard Stringer railed against the financial interest and syndication rules and lobbied for their repeal.
The 26 half-hour episodes of the animated "Butt-Ugly Martians" have yet to make their U.S. debut on Nickelodeon, but Universal Studios has locked up a deal with the producers for the rights to…
Total overseas film and TV revenues of independent sales companies dipped 6% to $2.62 billion for the year ended Dec. 31, 2000 -- the first decline in six years -- according to the annual AFMA…
Fox has declared its love for "Undeclared," giving the frosh laffer a full-season order. Net has picked up nine additional episodes of DreamWorks TV's Judd Apatow-produced college comedy, bringing…
Local television news coverage of children and children's issues leaves much to be desired, according to a report conducted by Oakland-based policy and advocacy org Children Now.
As U.S. media congloms continue to court China, AOL Time Warner got a big leg up Monday, announcing its CETV Mandarin lingo channel has become the first foreign-owned network granted cable carriage…
Traces of anthrax have been found in Dan Rather's office, but the "CBS Evening News" anchor has no plans to be tested for the disease.
The struggling Goodlife TV Network has hired Larry Meli as its president and chief operating officer. His mandate is to increase the network's meager circulation of 12 million cable subscribers.
FremantleMedia's trio of syndie gamers, "Family Feud," "To Tell the Truth" and "Card Sharks," are receiving time-period upgrades and/or station changes in Gotham, while format changes are also under…
Reps for the ad industry and American Federation of Musicians have reached a tentative three-year deal covering production of music for TV and radio ads.
MusicNet has picked former MTV Networks exec Alan McGlade as its new president and chief executive, as the major label-backed digital music company ramps up its plans to launch a consumer offering…