The unfolding tragedy of the Colorado school shootings helped newsmags win every hour of primetime Wednesday and boosted NBC's "Today" to one of its best ratings in modern Nielsen history.
The fade-out is near for two syndie skeins in the Paramount stable, "The Howie Mandel Show" and "Hard Copy." The decision to call it quits on both strips had been expected, (Daily Variety, March 19…
It's official: Polygram's domestic TV operation is staying put at Universal, the studio confirmed Thursday (Daily Variety , March 25).
After nearly two years of false starts, French Culture Minister Catherine Trautmann's reformed audiovisual regulation is finally getting a proper hearing.
HBO has landed Sharon Stone and Ellen DeGeneres to star in and exec produce "If These Walls Could Talk 2," a three-story original film about the lesbian experience in America, announced Colin…
ABC scored a double victory Thursday at the 60th annual Overseas Press Club Awards, snagging honors for business and human rights reporting.
The Fox Network has nailed down the TV rights to the first $100 million grosser of 1999, Warner Bros.' "The Matrix," although the network will have to settle for two runs following a burst of plays…
Fox O&O KTTV led the local field with 24 nominations for the 51st annual Los Angeles area Emmy Awards.
The Independent Film Channel will provide exclusive live U.S. coverage of the opening-night and closing-night ceremonies of the 52nd annual Cannes Intl. Film Festival, the cable web announced…
In response to the school shootings in Littleton, Colo., and the was in Kosovo, Nickelodeon will present separate news specials produced and hosted by journalist Linda Ellerbee.
Steven Spielberg will exec produce "Taken," an epic 20-hour miniseries focusing on alien abductions, for Barry Diller's Sci-Fi Channel.