The June 12 telecast of the pre-taped "1997 MTV Movie Awards" earned the event's highest ratings since it debuted in 1992: a 3.9 rating/6 share in households, representing an estimated 2.6 million…
MPA sails Hudson at Mexico pirates The Motion Picture Assn. has hired Brendan Hudson as the country manager for its re-established anti-piracy program in Mexico. Piracy in the Mexican market is a…
Vondie Curtis Hall ("Chicago Hope"), Jeremy Piven, Darius McCrary, Keith David, Bernie Mac, Loretta Devine, Donzaleigh Abernathy, Lou Rawls and Ron Leibman have been cast alongside lead Ving Rhames…
Fox Broadcasting Co. has ordered another mammals-in-peril special from John Ratzenberg's Fiddler's Bay Prods.
Paxson Communications Corp. agreed Monday to buy the Travel Channel for $75 million in stock and cash from Landmark Communications Inc., the companies said.
"3rd Rock From the Sun" is journeying to the galaxy of "Home Improvement," "Seinfeld," "Friends" and other sitcoms poised to top the $100 million mark in off-network syndication license fees.
In the latest of a series of senior management appointments, King World Prods. has named Steven LoCascio senior vice president and chief financial officer.
In a major cast revamp, Ron Eldard and Justine Bateman will exit the NBC sitcom "Men Behaving Badly" shortly after the start of its sophomore season, leaving Rob Schneider as the only remaining…
In an attempt to reverse its ratings slide, the Telemundo Group has replaced its network programming chief Harry Abraham Castillo.
Canadian animation house Lacewood Prods. will be declared bankrupt unless it has paid off its C$2.4 million ($1.7 million) in loans to Paragon Entertainment Corp. by July 23.
The rematch June 28 in Las Vegas between heavyweights Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield is expected by fight telecast officials to generate about $130 million, which would place it among the most…