Production outfit Metafilmics has optioned the TV rights to Judith Orloff's 1997 bestseller "Second Sight," the story of a psychiatrist's discovery of her own psychic powers.
Take heart, "Homicide" fans: Baltimore's crack homicide squad may yet be back to crack new cases for an NBC telefilm. Tom Fontana, exec producer of the just-canceled but much-loved police drama, is…
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will be presenting special tech honors at the 1999 Engineering Emmy Awards.
A dip in affiliate presence at this year's NATPE meetings has spurred market execs to refocus on the growing needs of the station manager in the sessions they plan for next year's confab.
Time-Warner's TBS has locked up the first burst of cable plays of "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me," and it looks like the Fox Network has the inside track on nailing down the next two runs.
Michael MacMillan, chairman and CEO of Alliance Atlantis Communications, will be the dinner chairman of the 27th Intl. Emmy Awards gala Nov. 22 in New York.
RKO Pictures has tapped NBC alum David Marko as VP of television. He'll continue to develop existing show projects and make outside acquisitions for RKO's year-old TV department.
Things are starting to look up for NBC and its NBA Playoffs, but not soon enough to avoid a households tie with CBS in last week's primetime Nielsens.
Leading Japanese direct-to-home satellite broadcaster Sky PerfecTV will start a video transmission service in November that will allow firms to send and receive video over the company's satellite…
The hit kids phenom "Teletubbies" again proved a big earner for the BBC last year, with the series and related products generating sales of £32 million ($51 million), well up on $37 million in 1997.
PROVIDED BY: NIELSEN MEDIA RESEARCH
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