The movie "A League of Their Own" will be making the transition to the small screen as a TV series later this year--but on CBS, not NBC.
Rysher Entertainment, a relatively new, Burbank-based distribution company, will enter the National Assn. of Television Program Executives confab next week with at least three strips, four weekly…
Three former high-ranking Viacom exex have formed Tele-Film Entertainment, which will specialize in domestic TV syndication on behalf of outside producers and later expand into firstrun projects of…
The network news landscape changed again yesterday with the promotion of ABC News veteran Bob Murphy to senior VP for hard news.
Home Box Office and Paramount Pictures have extended their six-year exclusive licensing agreement, set to expire this year, for four more years, the companies said yesterday. The new deal is…
Broadcasters are urging the Federal Communications Commission to allow them full entry into new technologies such as high-speed data transmission to help pay for the conversion to high definition TV.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences board of governors -- reacting to severe media criticism and ABC's upcoming TV awards show--has approved a number of major procedural changes in the…
NBC has tapped "Saturday Night Live" exec producer Lorne Michaels to create a new series to fill the hole left by the departure of "Late Night" host David Letterman, whose move to CBS was finally…
Steven Bochco and William Finkelstein will return to "L.A. Law" as exec producers on the series, NBC announced yesterday, replacing John Tinker and John Masius after less than a season on the NBC…
NBC News president Michael Gartner yesterday denied that an exclusive "Dateline NBC" interview with Amy Fisher was tied into the web's telefilm on the story and said the elevation of Jeff Zucker to…
Gaylord Broadcasting Co. and ABRY Communications have signed a letter of intent to jointly operate WVTV, Gaylord's indie station in Milwaukee.