Do people watch TV differently when they can easily time-shift programs and skip over ads, as the new digital video recorders allow? In an attempt to find some answers, Nielsen Media Research has…
An I'm-being-naughty smile comes over John Lennon's face as he hammers away at the piano and sings his anti-Paul McCartney diatribe, "Crippled Inside," with his Beatle pal George Harrison watching, a…
Hand NBC some jumper cables: "Battery Park" is dead. Peacock execs announced Friday it had yanked the cop ensemble sitcom, which couldn't get arrested in the post- "Frasier" Thursday night slot.
Film clips speak louder than words in HBO's "Sports of the 20th Century" presentation of the life of Boston Celtics basketball great Bill Russell, a kind of Cliffs Notes look at the most successful…
The National Football League and Barry Diller's USA Networks have signed a three-year e-commerce and marketing partnership.
Well, that was fast: On April 11, Matt Dillon was set to star in Castle Rock Entertainment's "Miss Congeniality" opposite Sandra Bullock (Daily Variety, April 11); as of April 14, he had dropped out…
"The Nanny" is getting a Lifetime. Lifetime Television has picked up an exclusive, four-year cable window for reruns of comedy series "The Nanny," starting November 2002.
Jenny McCarthy has been tapped to star in the untitled Fox comedy pilot from creator Nancy Pimental.
The battle of the sexes is on. "SexWars," a half-hour strip from MGM Worldwide Television Group, is a firm go for broadcast syndication this fall, having been cleared on broadcast TV stations in 22…
As the sun blazed down on the Croisette for the first time this week, Mip TV drew to a close Thursday on a sunny note, with record attendance of 2,776 companies, up 8% from last year.