ABC, unhappy with its on-air promo slate, has interviewed potential hires including former Warner Bros. marketing prexy Chris Pula
MGM Domestic TV is pulling its planned talkshow strip with thesp Meshach Taylor from syndie contention. Leo's plan had been to tape the hourlong talker at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas.
Tribune Broadcasting has struck a deal to swap its FM radio station in Gotham for two TV stations about to be acquired by growing radio outfit Emmis Broadcasting.
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With demographic ratings data in from the November sweeps, WABC New York held on to Gotham’s local news crown, but in Los Angeles, KABC passed the hat to KNBC. Syndie talker “Jerry Springer” had a…
KTLA has taken a pre-emptive legal strike against local sports cabler Fox Sports West 2 in a dispute over the TV rights to Los Angeles Dodger baseball games. In a complaint filed in Los Angeles…
Actress Hunter Tylo, who claimed she was fired from the TV series "Melrose Place" because she became pregnant, was awarded nearly $5 million in her breach of contract lawsuit against the show's…
Home Box Office is launching a pay movie channel to cable subscribers in Romania beginning in January. The country represents the second-largest cable market in central Europe, with 2.5 million…
Producers David L. Wolper and Mark Wolper have set deals with Warner Bros. and with producers James Coburn and Lisa Alexander for a pair of longform projects attached to cabler TNT. The Wolpers…
It's sure to be a Merry Christmas for actor Nathan Lane. On the eve of his first feature film debut since "The Birdcage," Lane received a huge commitment from NBC to air his new sitcom from the…
“Judge Joe Brown,” the new syndie court show from the creators of “Judge Judy,” is racking up TV station clearances for a fall 1998 bow. To date, the half-hour strip from Big Ticket Television has…