After 18 months of negotiation, BBC Worldwide and Discovery Communications Thursday signed their global alliance for factural broadcasting with Discovery committing a minimum of $665 million over the…
Robert Burton Inkelas, a former television art director, died Feb. 8 of heart failure at his home in Santa Monica. He was 69.
Arthur Seidel, a producer and unit production manager for over 35 years, died Feb. 21 of cancer at Cedar Sinai Medical Center. He was 66.
Roseanne, who's set to launch a daytime talkshow this fall, has tapped Allan Stephan as head of development for her Full Moon & High Tide Prods., which has set up shop at King World Prods.
The furor over the cooked Nielsen diary in Albany, N.Y., won't die down. In an effort to address the concerns of the Albany stations that lost roughly $400,000 in sales revenue because of the rigged…
HBO original programming prexy Chris Albrecht has upped five executives to key positions in the programming departments of HBO and Cinemax.
In an effort to give a bounce to its sinking new sitcom "The Closer," CBS has scheduled a special episode of the Tom Selleck vehicle to be broadcast on Saturday, March 28, at 10:30 p.m., following…
A guest appearance by Danica McKellar has propelled NBC's "Working" to its best adults 18-49 to date, but that success only counterbalanced a poor Wednesday start for the Peacock's "NewsRadio."
If ratings for Wednesday night are any indication, Peacock newsmag "Dateline" may be headed for a five-night-a-week gig by summer.
Bestselling scribe Jackie Collins is in talks with CBS to host a celebrity chatshow strip for KCBS that eventually could be rolled out in national syndication by CBS' Eyemark Entertainment.
Universal Studios Networks has set April 30 as the launch date for its action suspense channel in Germany, 13th Street, having secured a broadcast license from the Berlin-Brandenburg media…