The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' board of governors is considering changing its rules following last month's dismissal of org prexy Jim Chabin.
Wednesday's telecast of the 29th annual "American Music Awards" -- which featured Michael Jackson receiving a special award but not performing -- delivered impressive ratings for ABC.
Pamela Wisne has resigned as prexy of David E. Kelley Prods., which produces the TV series "Ally McBeal," "The Practice" and "Boston Public."
In the battle of the network clones, score one for Fox. After learning that ABC plans to bow its new quizzer "The Chair" on Tuesday, Fox execs decided to move up the premiere of their similarly…
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Keith Olbermann will join CNN as a contributor to "NewsNight With Aaron Brown." Hire marks a homecoming of sorts for Olbermann, who worked as a sports reporter at CNN in the early 1980s.
The loss of British Premiership soccer has KO'd MediaCorp TV's terrestrial sports and Chinese-lingo channel City TV: It will go dark Saturday evening.
Blighty TV producer-packager ECM has created a Gotham-based subsid to target the U.S. Hispanic market.