Action movies, highlighted by "Lethal Weapon 4" and Steven Seagal's "Fire Down Below," propelled TBS to anatypical first-place finish in the November primetime sweeps.
EchoStar topper Charlie Ergen will have plenty of persuading to do next week when testifying before not one -- but two -- Capitol Hill committees on the controversial question of whether his conglom…
The frustrating state of Taiwan's potentially lucrative cable TV biz has raised the hackles of James Murdoch, son of Rupert and chairman-CEO of Hong Kong-based satellite broadcaster Star.
This just in: "Just Shoot Me" creator Steve Levitan is teaming with "King of the Hill" scribes-producers Alan Cohen and Alan Freedland to create an ensemble laffer for ABC set in the world of…
The Alphabet network is in trouble -- and getting it back on track won't be as easy as ABC. The "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" phenom has fizzled, in the process ripping off a billion-dollar…
The cable industry's annual Western Show opened Tuesday at the Anaheim Convention Center, with execs from the video-on-demand biz urging movie studios to step up their commitment to the fledgling…
Artisan Television has inked a first-look deal with Fox Television Studios.
NBC has ordered six more episodes of soph sitcom "Three Sisters." Skein, which bowed in January, was given a 13-episode order this fall. New commitment brings to 19 the total number of segs of the…
The National Assn. of Broadcasters has urged a federal appeals court to let stand the looming deadline by which the satellite biz must begin carrying all local channels in any market where a…
Cristina Saralegui is ending her daily talker "El Show de Cristina" after a 12-year run on U.S. Spanish-lingo net Univision.
Universal has sold the hit theatrical "American Pie 2" in a shared window to the Fox network and cabler USA Network.
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