While entertainment execs fret over the possibility of an actors and writers' strike, network news divisions are primed to be among the biggest beneficiaries of a work stoppage.
Lifetime was the top-rated cabler in January primetime while perennial winner USA slipped to No. 2, according to monthly Nielsens.
HBO Films has greenlit "Shot in the Heart," a telepic based on Mikal Gilmore's memoir of the same name about his brother Gary Gilmore, the murderer who campaigned for his own execution in 1977…
Toronto-based YOUtv has inked a deal with the CBS station group to air "True TV," a reality-based program that allows people to record comments on any subject. Through unmanned TV studios placed in…
Playboy TV Intl. is pacting with Venevision Intl. to co-produce its first Spanish-lingo erotic telenovela.
"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" creator Joss Whedon has bitten into a new four-year, eight-figure deal at 20th Century Fox Television. Whedon will create and produce new programming for the studio while…
Sony Entertainment Television India plans to double the program budget to concentrate on reality shows.
Nickelodeon has upped Andra Shapiro to executive VP of business affairs and general counsel.
Sunday's lackluster Super Bowl has shot a lightning bolt of energy through the marketers of the XFL, the new football league that kicks off its regular season Feb. 3 with the first of 10 weekly…
Former ABC "World News Tonight" correspondent Kevin Newman has been named executive editor and anchor of Canadian network Global Television's newest national newscast.
Gotham mayor Rudy Giuliani is actively shopping his autobiography and is seeking network on-air opportunities to exploit when he leaves office at year's end.