The Dept. of Justice on Wednesday greenlit News Corp.'s purchase of TV broadcaster Chris-Craft, as long as the partners agreed to shed KTVX, a Chris-Craft ABC affiliate in Salt Lake City.
Marking the pic's 10th anniversary, Walt Disney Pictures' "Beauty and the Beast" will be released Jan. 1 in giant-screen format, including spruced-up imagery and a newly animated song sequence.
How about a Web site with that TV show? "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" producer Diplomatic Prods. has pacted with Web design powerhouse DNA Studio in a deal that foreshadows how TV producers are…
Rick Sanchez, anchor of Fox's Miami affiliate WSVN, will join MSNBC as an anchor. Sanchez will remain at WSVN through May sweeps before joining MSNBC sometime before summer, sources said Wednesday.
Daytime Paramount gaveler "Judge Mills Lane" will not be returning for a fourth season in broadcast syndication this fall.
ABC is moving "Two Guys and a Girl" out of Siberia, giving the laffer one last shot to prove itself on Wednesday night.
Veteran CNN exec Gail Evans, who heads up program and talent development at the news cabler, will retire in early June. Since joining CNN at its inception in 1980 as a freelance talent booker, Evans…
"Iyanla," the upcoming syndie talker with Iyanla Vanzant, has cleared its final major sales hurdle: a Los Angeles home. KNBC will air the show, exec produced by Barbara Walters and Bill Geddie, this…
A&E has approved the first six hourlong episodes of a new series from Sidney Lumet called "May It Please the Court" and signed Gore Vidal to write all six.
Arno Ortmair's Medienfonds is launching a second round of feature funding that will be offered to investors in the next few months.