Democratic Sen. Ernest Hollings on Tuesday warned Viacom/CBS topper Mel Karmazin that he will actively work against the Big Four's attempt to reach more and more Americans.
An Asian American watchdog group is up in arms over a comedian's use of a racial epithet on NBC's "Late Night With Conan O'Brien."
NBC won for a 13th straight frame in young adults last week, boosted by a new high for unscripted series "Fear Factor" and a rebroadcast of "Jurassic Park," which chomped on its Saturday competish.
J.R. Shearman's management-production shingle, Shearman Entertainment, and Entertainment Consulting Group, headed by former Endeavor agent Eric Treibatch, have merged to create Gravity Entertainment.
Danette Herman will return as coordinating producer of the 53rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
Lions Gate Home Entertainment, further broadening and increasing its presence in the DVD market and international territories, is linking up with professional tennis player Anna Kournikova.
AOL Time Warner has taken a swipe at Barry Diller, relegating his USA Network from channel 23 to channel 40 on the largest cable system in the country, TW Cable of New York City.
Former Bubble Factory, Spelling and Warner Bros. TV exec Gerard Bocaccio has been hired as the No. 2 programming exec at general entertainment cabler FX.
CNBC.com VP of marketing and product development Lilach Asofsky has been upped to senior VP of marketing and research at CNBC.
Troubled German kidvidder EM.TV is playing down talk of a buyout offer from its ex-supervisory board chief Nickolaus Becker.