Bravo, which stunned the industry by ponying up $1.2 million an episode for reruns of "The West Wing" earlier this month, has inked a deal for eight theatrical movies from Columbia Pictures in the…
What does it say about teen viewership of the networks today when even the homes of "WWF Smackdown" and "Dawson's Creek" are down by double-digit percentages vs. a year ago?
Angry lawmakers said late Tuesday that broadcasters are the elephant in the room when it comes to skyrocketing campaign costs, and that there can be no fund-raising reform unless TV stations are made…
The WB hopes to get real in time for a potential strike. Speaking to advertisers at the netlet's pre-upfront development presentation, WB Entertainment co-prexies Susanne Daniels and Jordan Levin…
For shows that are on the greenlight fence, a threat of strikes could be good news. The reason? Investing in strike insurance wherever they can, nets are more likely to pick up shows that might…
A&E has negotiated its first-ever buy of a theatrical movie in its TV-premiere network window, laying out about $6.5 million for a 3-1/2 year license term to Columbia TriStar TV's "Finding…
In the U.S. and Europe it would be a minor miracle: Upstart Singapore channel TV Works has bought a huge volume of movies and series from U.S. majors without getting into a ruinous bidding war with…
NBC has proven that it can win even with woeful Saturday numbers, but it's beginning to push its luck. Last week, according to Nielsen, the Peacock net edged its rivals in the key demo of adults…
Steven Spielberg, Stephen King and Clive Barker are putting together original programming for the Sci Fi Channel.
While CME founder Ronald Lauder battles the Czech Republic in a London court for compensation over the loss of Nova TV, more international investors are angered about their treatment in the territory.
Black Entertainment Television has laid off approximately 50 staffers in the cable net's Washington, D.C., New York and Los Angeles offices.