The National Football League has persuaded ABC to carry the first 90 minutes of the game between the New Orleans Saints and the New York Giants on Sept. 19 as lead-in to its regularly scheduled game.
NBC News president Neal Shapiro has announced that he will step down at the end of the week, leaving the news net without a permanent leader as it covers Hurricane Katrina's ongoing impact and two…
"Prison Break" fell off about 15% from its week-earlier preem numbers Monday night but still led its hour in key demos. Final nationals won't be issued by Nielsen until today due to the Labor Day…
Pubcaster ZDF's telepic "Die Patriarchin" grabbed noms in three major categories at Deutscher Fernsehpreis, Germany's main TV kudos, to be awarded Oct. 15.
Tuning In: Movies can be awkward, heavy-handed tools to deliver civics lessons. Yet after watching "Good Night, and Good Luck." director and co-star George Clooney's strikingly timely chronicle of…
Bob Denver, whose portrayal of goofy first mate Gilligan on the 1960s television show "Gilligan's Island" made him an iconic figure to generations of TV viewers, died Friday in North Carolina of…
Though "Stealth" and "Bewitched" disappointed with b.o. ticket sales, Sony Pictures TV will pocket north of $12 mil in the first-network-window sale of the two titles.
After 18 years with MTV Networks, Asia Pacific prexy Frank Brown will ankle his Singapore-based post at the end of the year. He's heading to Australia to join family investment and consultancy…
Labor Day Weekend, a traditional time of rest, was anything but for news nets as the sudden death of Chief Justice William Rehnquist on Saturday night collided with ongoing Hurricane Katrina…
Hoping to rejuvenate interest in this year's Primetime Emmy Awards, producers are borrowing a ploy from reality TV. In a contest dubbed "Emmy Idol," stars have been tapped to perform classic TV theme…