Despite the absence of the six-time-champion Chicago Bulls and its marquee player Michael Jordan, ratings for the first round of the NBA playoffs fell off by only 8% on TBS and TNT.
As a high-profile bill targeting showbiz violence was nearly waylaid Tuesday, academics urged the Senate Commerce Committee to adopt a proposal banning violent programming when kids are most likely…
NBC has informed the National Assn. of Broad-casters that it may exit the trade org as part of a companywide cost-cutting effort.
CBS appeases its core older audience with its biggest star under contract in the adventure mystery "The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax," designed as a possible TV movie franchise. The telepic, based on the…
Phoenix Pictures and Nick Nolte’s Kingsgate Films have teamed to develop an HBO anthology series about selected Congressional Medal of Honor winners. Project is being developed as three hour-long…
"Joan of Arc" rallied CBS to victory in May 10-16 primetime Nielsens with the Eye's highest week-long average since Grammy week in February. NBC got less inspiring results from multiparters "Atomic…
The no-longer fledgling WB Network on Tuesday officially took the wraps off a 1999-2000 sked that, while chiefly aimed at spreading the net's boffo success with youth-aimed dramas to five nights…
Rupert Murdoch's long-awaited entry into Italy's TV market has been delayed once more.
ABC is moving several hit comedies to bolster its Tuesday lineup without "Home Improvement," and the web will dip its toe into the Thursday comedy business.
One year after removing many telenovelas from its schedule, Spanish-language broadcaster Telemundo will bring back the popular soap operas at 7 and 8 each night this fall.
And the survey says: Michael Canter has been tapped as exec producer of the latest incarnation of "Family Feud."