A news-heavy summer filled with sex scandals and a shaky stock market sent numbers soaring for news and info cablers during the third quarter.
Panamort Television has inked a deal with Lynn Harris to develop a half-hour comedy series based on Harris' Web site, www.breakupgirl.com.
Monica Lewinsky's conditions for an exclusive interview with Oprah Winfrey were just too much for the talkshow queen.
The South African Broadcasting Corp. (SABC) Tuesday announced plans to counter the launch on Thursday of e.tv, South Africa's first free-to-air commercial television channel.
Dr. Drew Pinsky (MTV's "Loveline") is poised to qualify as one of the hardest-working men in TV, now that he's signed a syndie talkshow development deal with Columbia TriStar TV Distribution.
Bryant Gumbel has started working on his first major assignment since his "Public Eye" newsmag halted production earlier this month.
The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame Committee, chaired by Norman Lear, has selected eight honorees to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.
Playboy Enterprises has decided not to take over Spice Hot, an adult-video channel that's much raunchier than anything on the Playboy Channel.
WNBC has come down with a major case of Yankees fever. The Peacock's Gotham flagship will produce four half-hour specials spotlighting the Bronx Bombers' amazing 1998 season and looking ahead to the…
HBO has cast Klaus Maria Brandauer in the key role of Otto Preminger for its $8 million biopic "Dorothy Dandridge," based on the tragic life of the actress.
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The Sound Of Music Live
The Sound Of Music Live1Rating: 4.6 Share: 13 Viewers (Millions): 18.5 Network: NBC
The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory2Rating: 4.6 Share: 14 Viewers (Millions): 15.3 Network: CBS
Scandal3Rating: 3.1 Share: 8 Viewers (Millions): 8.6 Network: ABC