Barry Diller's USA Networks Inc. said it sold $320,000 worth of football merchandise from two 30-second shopping spots on CBS and Fox after last Sunday's NFC and AFC championship games.
Paramount Network Television is fielding offers from three networks for what could be one of the more significant projects of the fall 2001 development season: A new laffer penned by former "Frasier"…
Fox will be pulling promos for the new reality hit "Temptation Island" from skeins including "The Simpsons" and "Malcolm in the Middle."
French-based Eurosport TV is keeping ahead of its rivals in audience share, with a record 197 million Europeans tuning in to watch in the year 2000. That's an 11% increase in audience from 1999.
Comedy Central has ordered 10 episodes of "Primetime Glick," starring Martin Short as Jiminy Glick, the "round mound of Hollywood sound." Skein, exec produced by Short and Bernie Brillstein, will…
Cabler TNN: The National Network will preem its first two original series, "Small Shots" and "Lifegame," this summer, and fellow Viacom net Nickelodeon has greenlit two series, "Invader ZIM" and "The…
Sidney Lumet's original series "100 Centre Street," with Alan Arkin, harvested a gaudy 2.8 primetime Nielsen rating on A&E in cable homes for its two-hour premiere on Monday. A&E spent more money…
Russia's leading commercial channel NTV marked seven years as a national broadcaster Wednesday -- and the main item in the news seemed to be the question of station's future. Day began with another…
Fox Kids has acquired "Evolution," a new animated series based on the upcoming DreamWorks theatrical release of the same name. Pic's director Ivan Reitman will executive produce the series, which…
They've shuffled lily pads at the Frog net, which has promoted longtime exec Jed Petrick to the No. 2 job as president and chief operating officer. The newly created position lessens the workload of…