HBO has purchased the rights to adapt the 1996 nonfiction book "Excellent Cadavers" as an HBO Pictures telefilm, with Carlo Carlei reportedly attached to direct.
General Motors Corp.'s $500 million deal to sponsor five consecutive Olympics on NBC is the first of its kind, but it won't be the last.
Hot days and fresh shows propelled Universal TV's "Jerry Springer" to its highest national rating in more than two years, according to Nielsen Media Research's syndie ratings report for the week…
The Assn. of Local TV Stations said Nielsen Media Research has raised its prices for ratings information to Fox, UPN and WB affiliates and independent stations by 27.9% over the last five years.
NBC has extended its summer dominance of the primetime Nielsens in July 21-27 results, achieving its highest rating in five weeks and finishing first or second every night of the week in the…
Only two days into Latin America's most important cable trade show, the Argentine Jornadas, programmer announcements were as hot as the sticky 90-degree weather in the capital.
UPN will begin rolling out its new season lineup Aug. 25, leading off at 8 p.m. with the season premiere of "In the House."
"Hercules" is muscling its way onto the small screen. Walt Disney Television Animation has begun pre-production on an ambitious 65-episode order for a TV version of the theatrical feature, the first…
Japanese industrial giant the Itochu Co., owner of digital platform PerfecTv, will buy 5% of Via Digital, Spain's second digital platform.
In what could lead to a massive shift in industry practice, Twentieth Century Fox and Universal are the first two studios to grant ABC's request for 5-5-1/2-year license fee terms on two TV shows for…