Barely a month after formally opening its doors, Artists Television Group has opened its wallet and assembled a formidable roster of creative talent, including Barry Levinson, Tom Fontana and Darren…
Execs from Disney's newly merged ABC/Touchstone television unit are mounting an all-out offensive to counter the perception that the new entity will be little more than an inhouse production company…
Pro wrestling on USA, TNT and TBS may be getting a new rival. The weekly hourlong "Toughman World Championship Series" on Rupert Murdoch's FX cable network chalked up a gaudy 1.5 rating in cable…
-- The BBC will move all of its merchandising and licensing inhouse in the U.S. and Canada, hiring Nancy Gendimenico to serve as point person.
USA will run the TV premiere of Howard Stern's pic "Private Parts" with minimal interference from the network's censors.
CBS may not yet have a co-anchor to join Bryant Gumbel on the Eye's new "Early Show," but other components of the soon-to-launch broadcast are starting to fall into place.
Danette Herman will return as coordinating producer of the 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards kudocast.
ABC leads the network news pack with 22 nominations in the 20th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards, to be handed out Sept. 8 in Gotham.
Ticket sales were up 15% at the Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, which wrapped Sunday night, with 222,548 fans turning up. In addition, more than 1 million people took in the free, outdoor…
At a time when TV fare is under fire on many fronts, the industry's top artists are arguing forcefully (and persuasively) that the medium is as innovative and rewarding as it was in the "Golden Age"…
Danish culture minister Elsebeth Gerner-Nielsen's threatened bid to do away with advertising aimed at children could mean a loss of big bucks for commercial stations, media analysts warn…