Under more pressure than ever to increase NFL ad prices by 20%, the networks are trying a variety of new sales tactics, but media buyers believe they'll be able hold price hikes to single digits.
The first portion of the 25th annual Daytime Emmy Awards were presented Saturday night in 44 categories, with PBS racking up 11 trophies and ABC and syndication tied with eight each. CBS took home…
Jim Henson Television has inked a two-year, first-look kidvid development pact with the writing-producing team of Dan Angel and Billy Brown.
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One of the TV industry's biggest buyers of literary properties, Jaffe/Braunstein Films, has struck again with the purchase of the film and TV rights to Dorothy Allison's "Cavedweller."
Ed Grimley, talkshow host? Actor/comedian Martin Short is said to be in talks with King World Prods. to develop a syndie talkshow, possibly for latenight. Reps for Short and King World would not…
Momentum is peaking for NBC's "Seinfeld," which set a series record rating with its next-to-last episode May 7. That penultimate "Seinfeld" earned a 24.8 rating, 37 share, inching ahead of the…
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry ("Lonesome Dove") and his partner Diana Ossana have signed a deal with Imagine TV to create and write their first primetime TV series, a one-hour drama…
Buena Vista TV's "Home Improvement" reruns have solicited bids from TBS, USA and FX in the neighborhood of $87.5 million for the basic cable window of the series.
Fox Kids Worldwide has asked Dutch channel SBS6 to form a new programming partnership with Fox's Dutch outlet TV10.
Not much -- that's how Jerry Springer predicts his show will change under the new non-violence mandate imposed on his racy talker by his studio bosses at Barry Diller's Studios USA.
In what could be the most expensive miniseries ever launched for broadcast TV, NBC Studios and Hallmark Entertainment are planning a massive 12-hour epic called "The Bible," with Richard Attenborough…