Satirical heavy-metal band Spinal Tap, Emmy Award-winning "Will & Grace" thesp Megan Mullally, comic talkshow host Jon Stewart and funnyman Jeff Foxworthy will top the lineup for this year's Just for…
News hounds at Chris-Craft/United TV stations KCOP Los Angeles and WWOR New York may be taken to the pound after News Corp. gets FCC approval to acquire Chris-Craft/United's 10 stations.
Playing an elaborate game of musical networks, Fox Cable sold its stake in Golf Channel and Outdoor Life to Comcast Corp. to gain 100% control of Speedvision.
Judith Zaylor has been boosted to head of production for Warner Bros. Television, replacing outgoing department topper Andrew Ackerman.
"Dawson's Creek" scribe Tom Kapinos has sealed a two-year, low-seven-figure deal with Columbia TriStar Television, elevating him to showrunner status on the hit WB teen drama.
Hearst Entertainment has won merchandising and licensing rights for classic property Felix the Cat in the U.S. and Canada, including a new Baby Felix animated series that's currently a hit in Japan.
Univision Communications and USA Networks announced that the Federal Communications Commission has approved Univision's acquisition of USA Broadcasting.
One-hour season finales of its top two comedies boosted CBS to victory on the final Monday of the season, a night that also saw big numbers for a celebrity "Weakest Link" and a surprisingly tame…
Vivendi Universal, Bertelsmann and Jean-Claude Darmon confirmed Tuesday that they will merge their sports rights activities in a pan-European agency with estimated annual sales of $492 million.
Among the hot shows currently unspooling for 1,000 foreign TV buyers at the L.A. Screenings are Fox's upcoming midseason drama "Emma Brody" and Universal's evergreen "Columbo."
Barry Diller's small-scale cable network Trio is getting a makeover that includes the exclusive rights to 70 hours of "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" and network TV premiere of "Elizabeth," the…