Shaq and Co. have put the Peacock back atop the weekly ratings perch for the first time since January. Behind three high-rated NBA conference final games, including Sunday's nail-biting clincher in…
Committing to another miniseries, Showtime has given the go-ahead to "It's a Girl Thing," a comedy-drama featuring an ensemble cast, including Linda Hamilton, Rebecca De Mornay and Stockard Channing.
Playboy TV Intl. has tapped Andrea McBurnett VP of programming and sales. McBurnett's responsibilities will include program development, acquisitions and sales of PTVI programming -- including…
Former Digital Entertainment Network exec Morgan Wandell has rejoined Primedia's youth newscaster Channel One as executive veep of programming.
One in every two Dutch households tuned into the final episode of "The Bus," a fly-on-the-wall entertainment show from Holland's wacky format factory Endemol that ended late June 5 with winner…
A&E has bought the reruns of Twentieth TV's "Murder One" courtroom-drama series produced by Stephen Bochco, which developed a cult following during its season and a half on ABC between 1995 and 1997.
Fox extended an olive branch to affiliates Tuesday, offering its smaller affils some financial relief and forming a subcommittee to determine the fate of its afternoon kids block by January. Speaking…
In the second instance of German stock coin buying into the studio business, the Cologne-based kidvidder BKN has acquired French production studios Arles Animation.
Tony's tumble in the ratings Sunday night on CBS certainly didn't extend to the one-hour PBS portion, which showed strong gains vs. last year.
PBS Tri-State flagship Thirteen/WNET will produce and air live coverage of the largest Independence Day maritime spectacle in New York's history on July 4 from 9 a.m.-noon.
The contours of Joe Roth's company have finally taken shape -- and they are revolutionary. In a unique arrangement, the former Walt Disney Studios topper has attracted a handful of deep-pocketed…