Sam Chisholm, the fiery chief exec of British Sky Broadcasting, is stepping down today at the satcaster's annual meeting, well before his previously stated exit at the end of the year.
The rapid decline of NBC's Sunday schedule and soft Friday and Saturday results are catching up with the Peacock, allowing CBS to pull into a tie for the Nov. 3-9 primetime Nielsens lead in…
CBS has acquired the broadcast rights to "Having Our Say," the story of a U.S. century as seen through the eyes of the centenarian Delany sisters. The Eye web will develop the tale as a TV movie.
"The Tony Danza Show" is returning to NBC's sked next month, but the Peacock web drama "Sleepwalkers" has been put to bed for good after just two airings, sources said.
Cablevision Systems Corp., the sixth-largest cable operator in the U.S., is planning to funnel about $10 million into the production of independent theatrical pics over the next two years.
After two weeks of cellar-dwelling Tuesday ratings, ABC rebounded this week and soundly defeated NBC with a bandaged Tuesday schedule that included three sitcom repeats.
As "Touched by an Angel" soared to an all-time ratings high, CBS posted its best Sunday primetime numbers since May, while Fox cleaned up later in the night with part two of the season premiere of…
NBC is expected to shell out about $1.75 billion to retain exclusive broadcast rights to NBA games, sources said.
Roger Ailes, chairman and CEO of Fox News, is guaranteed a job through January 2001, as a result of a deal announced Monday by Rupert Murdoch and Fox TV chairman Chase Carey.
Dan Rather has reupped at CBS News, extending his current contract an additional three years, to 2002, with a significant pay hike to roughly $6.5 million per.
HSN Inc. and Univision Communications Inc. have joined to form the Spanish Shopping Network for distribution in the United States, Latin America and Spain, it was announced Monday.