The networks cleaned house in preparation for the holidays last week, shuffling their schedules and giving the boot to frosh entries "Normal, Ohio" and "Dot Comedy."
NBC, with its Thursday lineup of firstrun episodes dominant as usual and its usually moribund Sunday coming alive with "The Sound of Music," recorded another primetime victory in young adults last…
The elongated election and the controversy surrounding it helped fuel cable news nets in 2000, with Fox News getting the biggest primetime ratings boost over the last year. Buoyed by political…
Satcaster DirecTV Latin America has acquired exclusive broadcast rights to the 2002 and 2006 World Cup finals, plus other Federation Internationale de Football Assn. (FIFA) world tourneys, in a deal…
Motion Picture Assn. chairman-CEO Jack Valenti commended U.S. Trade Representative Charlene Barshefsky Monday for redoubling efforts to help spread more American movies, music and TV programs to…
Despite attractive trappings and some distinctly delightful cameos, Fox's "How to Marry a Billionaire" ultimately comes off as a wooden effort Fox's take on the original 1953 pic replaces the three…
Fox Cable Networks Group has tapped Andrew J. Mandell exec VP-chief financial officer to replace Dennis Farrell, who is relocating to the East Coast for the company.
The Caucus for Television Producers, Writers and Directors has tapped 14 nominees, including three from "The West Wing," for its 18th annual awards at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Jan. 14.
Cablevision Systems, which once planned to create a tracking stock for its Rainbow Holdings programming unit, is now instead culling through a broadening number of initial bids by companies including…
It's happy hour for Adam Barr, who has signed a new multiyear deal with NBC Studios.
"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" star Michelle Yeoh is being courted to star in the two sequels of "The Matrix," which Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures will start shooting next year.