Cabler USA Network has pacted with director Brett Ratner to exec produce "Kung Pow," a martial arts action hour.
NBC returned to its winning ways last week, topping its primetime competish in adults 18-49 and total viewers for the first time in five weeks.
If Washington won't require cablers to help broadcasters go digital, then broadcasters will have to put even more emphasis on using some of the free spectrum for non-traditional content, such as Web…
Memo to the feds: You worry about your business, we'll worry about ours. That was the overriding opinion of execs in the kid-TV biz at a panel Wedensday titled "The ABC's of Kid-Friendly TV."
FROM NATPEDennis Miller and Dan Fouts will be back in the announcers booth with Al Michaels for another season of "Monday Night Football" on ABC. That's the word from Don Ohlmeyer, producer of "MNF,"…
TNT's original movie "Crossfire Trail," which aired Sunday at 8 p.m., was the highest-rated and most-watched movie -- original or theatrical -- in the history of basic cable television, according to…
Ever since millions of fans religiously scoured cyberspace for the last scintilla of information about the original "Survivor" series, Web sites have become a must-have for all new reality shows.
Despite gripes from a handful of top domestic syndicators that NATPE costs too much and has outlived its usefulness, attendance at this year's four-day edition has shattered all previous records.
The end-of-year talkshow ratings rally slowed during the first week of 2001. Just one syndie yakker, "Montel Williams," improved for the week ending Jan. 7 over the prior week, according to Nielsen.
MTV Networks Europe redoubled its commitment to live music at Midem Tuesday, announcing a swath of new concert programming and revealing that its flagship spectacle, the MTV Europe Music Awards, will…