Pilot orders continue to gradually fly out of network hangars, with more than 60 series hopefuls now on tap from the Big Three networks and Fox Broadcasting Co.
Adding a twist to the trend of broadcasters merging with or creating their own programming and production ventures, Ellis Communications has acquired Raycom Inc., the nation's largest indie producer…
Waterworks services group Lyonnaise des Eaux, one of France's four big cable operators, will launch a package of thematic cable channels, according to group prexy Jerome Monod.
MCA president Sidney Sheinberg, who is widely credited with recognizing Steven Spielberg’s talent almost two decades ago, will present the American Society of Cinematographers Governors’ Award to…
In a move that had been expected, KNBC-TV has named "Entertainment Tonight" correspondent Garrett Glaser as an entertainment, media and pop culture reporter.
Tom Arnost has ankled after nine years as KTLA general sales manager to make the jump to Spanish-language TV.
Producer Daniel L. Paulson and literary agent Bill Burns have formed a unique arrangement that will allow them to simultaneously generate TV movies and books derived from the same fact-based material.
For all the posturing and complaining that preceded it, the Carsey-Werner Co. and ABC came to terms rather quickly on a renewal of "Roseanne" that will extend the high-rated sitcom three more years…
The full 10-member U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has agreed to consider whether laws against "indecent" broadcast and cable programming are constitutional.
There were rumors that La Toya would show up, but she didn't. There were rumors Elizabeth Taylor wouldn't show up, but she did. The crowd gave Michael a five-minute standing ovation on his entrance…
Lifetime is about to pony up about $ 16.4 million for the cable rights to the 164 half-hours of "Designing Women," making it the channel's biggest rerun-sitcom purchase.