Studios USA is in for a fight with some of its "Jerry Springer" station affils over the distrib's decision to rein in the bleeps, brawls and bods that have become a staple of the raucous syndie…
Channel 4 has signed up 100,000 subscribers for its pay movie service FilmFour, just six months after it launched. This puts FilmFour solidly on course to exceed its target of 150,000 subs by the end…
NBC plans to double-pump episodes of "Law & Order" and "Will & Grace" this summer, while launching the reality series "You Asked for It."
The Parents Television Council and a small group of legislators are expected to release a study demonstrating that television has gotten more violent and smutty despite implementation of the TV…
NBC primetime series VP exec John Landgraf has been named president of Jersey Television, which has a first-look deal at 20th Century Fox TV.
CBS will again expand its "48 Hours" newsmag franchise to two nights per week this summer.
It's taken CBS five years to climb back to the top of the ratings hill, but the next battle may be even tougher -- convincing Madison Avenue that its accomplishment means something.
The CNN News Group has engineered a $50 million, three-year "strategic alliance" with information-technology publisher Intl. Data Group (IDG).
"NBC Nightly News" will end the 1998-99 season in first place by virtually all measurements, overcoming a solid challenge from ABC's "World News Tonight" and the Peacock web's primetime Nielsen slide.
Amanda Peete ("She's the One," "One Fine Day") has been cast as the femme lead in the upcoming WB Network sitcom "Jack & Jill."
Mexico's No. 2 broadcaster TV Azteca is taking a chance on a Euro-animated series in a market dominated by U.S. and Japanese productions.