Media buyers doubt NBC will reap the $2 million per 30-second spot that's been floated for the "Seinfeld" finale on May 14, but they are betting the hour-long episode will break the $1.3 million…
Brillstein-Grey Communications has inked a long-term overall TV development deal with Winifred Hervey, creator/executive producer of the WB Network's "The Steve Harvey Show," who will continue on…
MGM Animation has tapped sitcom scribe Ruth Bennett as exec producer and head writer of its upcoming syndie series "The Lionhearts."
An Olympic-sized lead-in wasn't enough to put CBS' David Letterman over the top in his nightly contest against NBC's Jay Leno last week, but it did help CBS close the gap.
At least one TV station in L.A. appears to have figured out how to effectively counterprogram CBS' coverage of the Winter Olympic Games: Ply the audience with soap operas.
CBS' Nagano Olympics made a big comeback Sunday night, scoring a 20 rating/30 share, according to pre-liminary national ratings from Nielsen Media Research.
In a move that could significantly increase its TV profile, the Jim Henson Co. has hired former Fox Kids Worldwide vice chairman Margaret Loesch to be president of its newly created Jim Henson TV…
On the heels of its much-buzzed November sweeps series on health code violations at Los Angeles County restaurants, KCBS and its dogged investigative reporter/culinary cop Joel Grover exposed yet…
A memorial service for Gary Nardino, former head of television production at Paramount and Orion, will take place Wednesday on the Paramount lot.
Jon Rothschild, a producer, production designer and set builder, died Jan. 30 of heart failure after a two-week hospitalization at West Hills Columbia Medical Center. He was 54.
John Malone's pay-TV network Starz will lay out a record $40 million this year to promote the channel's exclusive windows for such titles as "The English Patient," "Liar Liar" and "Ransom" under the…