Organizers of the 1997 Nancy Susan Reynolds Awards have announced this year's finalists. The event, skedded for Oct. 23 at the Pacific Design Center, recognizes programming for outstanding portrayal…
MOVIE “12 Angry Men” —Terence A. Donnelly, producer (Showtime). “Crime of the Century” — Barbara Broccoli, executive producer; Amanda Schiff, executive producer (HBO). “The Ditchdigger’s Daughters”…
In an effort to better coordinate the activities of its various divisions, Paramount Television Group has elevated 17-year studio veteran Steve Goldman to the newly created post of executive VP and…
The six-month-old terrestrial Channel 5 last week posted its highest-ever viewing share of 4.2%, according to C5's own figures --- up significantly on previous shares of around 3%.
A small media company plans to go head to head with Rupert Murdoch's satcaster British Sky Broadcasting by setting up a video-on-demand digital cable TV service for movies.
NBC has taken some of the drama out of the coming fall TV season by comfortably winning the Sept. 15-21 primetime Nielsens week, despite being the only network to hold off on any new-series premieres…
A government initiative aimed at persuading rival U.K. television distributors to join together in one "Best of British" world-beating combine is likely to receive little or no industry support.
It took months for Universal to complete the buyout of the USA Networks from Viacom for $1.7 billion, but now comes the hard part: Universal has to go head-to-head with the largest cable operator in…
HBO may get flak from the broadcast webs for its longform supremacy at the Primetime Emmys, and "The Larry Sanders Show" clearly wears the role of perpetual Emmy bridesmaid, but both the network and…
With balloting due to close this afternoon, Writers Guild of America East officials confirmed Tuesday that the return of ballots so far is running very heavy as members weigh in whether to ratify the…