E! Entertainment TV has skedded the most ambitious original production in its eight-year history, the four-hour documentary special "The Kennedys: Power, Seduction and Hollywood," an edition of its…
British Digital Broadcasting, the digital terrestrial TV group, is in negotiations with Viacom to include services such as MTV and Nickelodeon in BDB's planned launch of 15 channels this fall.
"Real TV" hit a real sophomore-season milestone in the week ended March 15. Paramount's syndie vid-clip strip scored an all-time high 4.2 national Nielsen household rating during what was otherwise a…
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has reported a correction to the 1998 Emmy rule book.
Lizz Winstead, the writer-producer who quit Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" three months ago in a well-publicized flap over sexist remarks by the show's host Craig Kilborn in an Esquire magazine…
The Chris-Craft/United TV station group has dashed the hope of sitcom distributors that it would pull away from its firm policy of demanding exclusive rights to rerun comedies.
With an eye on the "South Park" demographic, ABC has ordered a pilot for a sketch comedy/variety show tentatively dubbed "The Man Show."
The "Titanic" phenomenon that boosted the March 23 Academy Awards telecast to ABC's highest ratings in 15 years, also caused dramatically more kids, teens and young adults to tune in.
German United Distributors, a joint venture of major German studios and pubcasters, will have its international debut at the April 3-8 Mip TV market in Cannes.
Another stunning sign that "The Jerry Springer Show" is hotter than anything else in TV syndication these days is the powerhouse Nielsen rating being chalked up on WPIX New York by the second daily…