It's no joke: Latenight laffer "Mad TV" will be back for two more seasons. Fox has renewed the Saturday night sketch comedy franchise through the 2003-04 season, the network confirmed Thursday…
TNT has hired Michael Wright, a veteran developer of TV movies at CBS, to fill the new post of senior VP of movies and miniseries.
The FCC sided with broadcasters against EchoStar Thursday, ruling the satcaster can't carry local TV stations to consumers over a second satellite dish even if the dish is free.
Deborah Liebling, senior VP of original programming and development at Comedy Central, has ankled her position after six years with the laffer net.
The Walt Disney Co. and EchoStar Communications have resolved an increasingly bitter court battle by signing an agreement that will keep ABC Family on EchoStar's basic service and restore ESPN…
Consumers' cable bills jumped by an average of 7.5% to $36.99 a month for the 12 months ending July 1, as cable companies cited higher programming costs as well as technological upgrades and…
Issuing his first major edict on the TV biz, Federal Communications Commission chair Michael Powell said Thursday he hopes to kickstart the digital age by asking nets to carry the majority of their…
Bryant Gumbel said Thursday he is stepping down as anchor of "The Early Show," ending his two-and-a-half-year association with the CBS breakfastcast he launched.
The National Basketball Assn. has engineered a deal with Virgin Records that will make Lenny Kravitz's hit record "Dig In" the league's anthem for the NBA playoff telecasts on NBC, TNT and TBS, which…
CBS news employees repped by the Writers Guild of America have approved strike authorization with a 98% endorsement.