A five-day "CSI" marathon and the hurricanes that uprooted Florida gave Spike TV and the Weather Channel some of the biggest gains ever recorded in the weekly cable Nielsens.
Sony Pictures TV has recruited John Westphal to the post of development veep in the cable division of the studio.
Snoop Dogg has been tapped host of Spike TV's second annual Video Game Awards, to be telecast live from Santa Monica on Dec. 14.
"The Oprah Winfrey Show" has been dropped by e.tv, five years after it stole the show from pubcaster SABC3 in what was a coup for the then-tyro commercial terrestrial broadcaster.
Granada America, the U.S. arm of Britain's commercial broadcaster, has quietly chugged its way into becoming one of the top indie suppliers of programming to the U.S. broadcast nets and cablers.
The impending decision to fine CBS more than $500,000 for Janet Jackson's infamous Super Bowl striptease is hardly the end of the fed's indecency crackdown.
Dutch media mogul John de Mol is moving into programming TV.
Vet producer Andy Friendly has been named president of the Hollywood Radio and TV Society, which kicks off its annual series of Newsmaker Luncheons today.
"Body by Jake" multimillionaire Jake Steinfeld is giving the Donald a run for his money. Exercise expert has teamed with Lions Gate Television for "Be the Boss," a competition-series format that…
CBS News was buffeted by another kind of hurricane Tuesday as national news orgs put forth more stories questioning the authenticity of docu-ments aired last week on "60 Minutes" that could be…
Share ownership issues that have hampered Canal Plus' progress may be on their way to finding a resolution. Vivendi Universal chairman-CEO Jean-Rene Fourtou said Tuesday that the conglom and…