WGN Chicago's purchase of the rights to the reruns of "Home Improvement" has potentially damaged the Nielsen value of the series to the USA Network, which laid out a total of $126 million in license…
Upstart network wannabe Pax Net added credibility to its cause by hiring former CBS president Jeff Sagansky as president and CEO of Paxson Communications Corp., which plans to launch its…
Much like "Seinfeld's" George Costanza, ABC and CBS were concerned about "shrinkage" Thursday night -- Nielsen shrinkage, that is.
Universal may choose not to base its new European headquarters in the U.K. if the unbundling of cable and satellite TV channel packages goes ahead.
After a cavalcade of catch phrases and character actor witnesses, Jerry Seinfeld departed from the NBC airwaves Thursday night, as an estimated 79 million viewers watched Jerry and his three pals pay…
Sony Pictures Entertainment will launch a 24-hour, satellite-delivered animation channel in Japan called Animax. The channel will be launched in partnership with four leading Japanese animation…
Showtime, which has scored with weekly hourlong series like "The Outer Limits" and "Stargate: SG1," will shift over to half-hour shows, commissioning two sitcoms to premiere this July: "Rude…
Fox Broadcasting Co. has ordered 13 episodes of another animated comedy for midseason called "Family Guy," which was created, written, produced and animated by a young newcomer named Seth MacFarlane.
Sid Grossfeld, a longtime CBS-TV staff member, died March 8 of cancer at Encino-Tarzana Hospital. He was 71.
The Australian film and TV production industry had braced itself for bad news in the federal government's budget presented to parliament Tuesday night -- and it was duly delivered.