CBS has just purchased some pretty powerful strike insurance, pacting with "Survivor" exec producer Mark Burnett on a mega-deal that guarantees at least two more Burnett-produced editions of the…
The Kirch Group has sold pubcasters ARD and ZDF broadcasting rights to two dozen 2002 World Cup soccer matches for roughly $100 million.
Mary Matalin is switching roles on "Crossfire." Instead of hosting the CNN political talkshow, she'll be in the guest chair.
Rupert Murdoch's Star TV is earmarking $500 million for direct-to- home (DTH) satellite broadcasting.
Perhaps there's something about an ousted network president's last programming decisions that gives them a greater chance of success. This year, "Three Sisters" debuts midseason on NBC just as ousted…
Giant Spanish conglom Telefonica Media looks poised to take 60% in top local distribber Manga Films. A memorandum of understanding has been signed by the Barcelona-based distribber and TM, a subsid…
Talkers and magazines have displayed some of the biggest ratings recoveries in syndication after being stomped by election news on cable recently, according to the most recent national household…
While other reality shows require little more than bug-eating to achieve celebrity status, the WB's "Popstars" makes its contestants sing, dance and sweat their hearts out in the hopes of becoming…
Barbara Walters was uncorking the bubbly Friday, celebrating the fact that "The View" scored its highest-rated week among women 18-49 in the program's history during the last week of 2000.
Boosted by the contested presidential election, NBC News' "Today" saw its highest rated fourth quarter in 25 years. The ayem leader, which has placed first in total viewers for 22 consecutive…
More viewers stayed up late with Dick Clark on New Year's Eve this time around than any time during the ABC perennial's 29-year history. In fact, Clark's ball-dropping coverage drew a larger audience…