ITV, which in 1993 launched the critically acclaimed TV series "Cracker," has purchased the British rights to the Granada-Kushner Locke version of the show, due to debut on ABC this fall.
NBC has extended its dominance of the summer primetime Nielsens with an Aug. 18-24 victory that's the Peacock's easiest in nine weeks.
Organizers of the 16th Media Access Awards have announced the call for submissions.
Carmen Electra, who took over for Jenny McCarthy as co-host of MTV's "Singled Out" last November, has inked a development deal with MTV Prods. to center a primetime series for one of the broadcast…
Harpo Prods. has tapped Joseph C. Terry as director of "The Oprah Winfrey Show."
Hoping to siphon off customers from the struggling C-band (a.k.a. big dish) satellite industry, DirecTV announced Monday that it will offer free direct broadcast satellite equipment, installation and…
New Regency TV and producer Bob DeBrino's Canterbury Films are developing a miniseries based on the Boston College point-shaving case, a sports gambling scandal involving "GoodFellas" protagonist…
Add another million households to the ratings pie. Nielsen Media Research on Monday made its annual adjustment to TV household estimate, upping the total U.S. TV universe from 97 million to 98…
Gordon Manning, a onetime senior news executive with both CBS News and NBC News, has been elected prexy of the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Foundation…
Buena Vista TV has given two thumbs up to "Siskel & Ebert" producer Stuart Cleland, promoting the longtime staff member to executive producer.
Three days after landing one of the choice 11 new dial positions on Time Warner's million-subscriber cable system in New York City, CNN/SI has begun allowing cable operators to insert up to six hours…