After NBC's success selling home videocassettes of its "Merlin" miniseries in 800-number spots after the special, Charles Hirschhorn, president of Walt Disney Television, is pushing ABC to sell…
NCTATele-Communications Inc. chairman John Malone said he's talking to the broadcast networks about a revenue-sharing deal for six to 10 new broadcast-originated high-definition pay TV services. The…
Emmy and Peabody award-winning Olympic documentarian Bud Greenspan has reached an agreement with Showtime to produce five feature-length documentaries through his Cappy Prods.
CBS' "The Last Don II" has begun its two-night run with unexciting numbers, well short of last May's first "Don," but strong enough to gun down ABC's "Waiting to Exhale" and NBC's "The Long Island…
Eddie Cibrian, of Spelling sudser "Sunset Beach," has inked to star opposite Chuck Norris in the CBS telefilm "The Hit Man: Bound By Honor." Shooting is under way in Dallas.
For DreamWorks Television, the pot of syndie gold at the end of the primetime rainbow is finally in sight.
Newsies are set to play a bigger role in network primetime schedules next fall -- at least that's the word sweeping the biz on the eve of the network schedule announcements.
CBS newsmag "60 Minutes" is celebrating its 30th year, and in that time, no one from the outside has ever gotten in there and documented what makes the show tick, tick, tick ... Until now.
Not since Joseph Stalin cut his short-lived deal with the devil Nazis in 1939 has a nonaggression pact provoked so much controversy, not to mention headlines. A defiant Jerry Springer says he has no…
The Clinton administration is asking to take Greece to an international trade court with a claim that Hellenic TV stations are regularly airing U.S. movies without authorization.
Carlton TV has hooked up with Los Angeles-based Dick Clark Prods. to produce a one-off American version of its ITV reality hit "Neighbors From Hell" for ABC.