With the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks still fresh in everyone's minds, launching a fall season has never been more difficult. Web execs are bracing for a slower-than-usual rollout as the season starts…
It's official: Michael Jordan is lacing up for the Washington Wizards to return to the NBA -- and NBC, TNT and TBS have already begun rewriting their schedules to add as many Wizards games to their…
New York is back in the TV and movie business. Mayor Rudy Giuliani's Office of Theater, Film & Broadcasting will allow crews to resume shooting in Manhattan today, for the first time since the Sept…
Despite grumblings from some industry quarters, the 2001 Emmy Awards are going forward-- but the show won't look like any previous kudocast.
John Malone's Encore cable network plans to kick some ass, commissioning a feature-length documentary on the history of kung-fu movies, from silent films produced in Shanghai in the 1920s to American…
Ratings for the Monday night syndication debut of "Everybody Loves Raymond" offered an early glimmer of hope for what some term the ailing off-net comedy biz.
Vivendi Universal has hit upon a roundabout way to meet a European Commission demand that it part with its 21% stake in BSkyB.
Paramount Domestic Television, traditionally an anchor presence on the exhibition floor at the annual National Assn. of Television Program Executives confab, is likely next on the list to opt out of…
ABC is negotiating with Hallmark Entertainment to buy 22 hourlong episodes of a proposed "Dinotopia" series that would carry forward the story of the six-hour, $85 million miniseries, which the…
Jill Franklyn, a vet scribe on laffers like "Seinfeld" and "It's Like, You Know," has inked with Benderspink Management.
The WB, the net with the biggest growth in adults 18-34 a year ago, is off to a great start this season as well. Frog was up 43% in the demo vs. the opening night last season (3.1 vs. 2.0) and…