Let's hear it for the Alphabet: ABC is moving forward with a new musical adaptation of Paramount's 1984 smash pic "Footloose" via Craig Zadan and Neil Meron's Storyline Entertainment.
Forget sheep eyeballs: For network programmers, this summer's real fear factor came in the form of disappearing viewers.
AOL Time Warner said Tuesday it is in discussions with the Chinese government to increase the audience for the U.S. media titan's China Entertainment Television.
DS Entertainment is producing the new ABC reality skein “Future Diary.” Information in Thursday’s paper was incorrect. * * * Year-end box office data was supplied by ACNielsen EDI. Credit was omitted…
Tribune Entertainment can hang on to the "Mutant X" title on its upcoming syndie action hour -- for the time being, an appeals court ruled Tuesday.
There are no signs yet of an early syndie hit this season. Ratings and shares for newcomers "Crossing Over With John Edward" and "ShipMates" saw debut-week drops from both their lead-ins and year-ago…
Reality series "Lost" has found a second weekly primetime outlet: NBC has sold a rerun of each of the six hours to Discovery Communications' Travel Channel.
Paramount Domestic Television has upped Mark Dvornik from senior VP to exec VP and general sales manager.
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Veteran indie film exec Liz Manne has ankled the Sundance Channel to pursue other interests.
The Fox Cable Networks Group has given up on the 24-hour medical information channel biz, selling its Health Network to Discovery Communications for about $255 million.