NBC's "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" wrapped up the last week of 2000 with its largest audience in two years. With an average of 7.3 million total viewers for the week ended Dec. 31, "The Tonight…
UPN is expected to seal a deal early this week that would keep the Smackdown net on eight major-market Chris-Craft outlets through at least next season, web execs said Friday. UPN's affiliation deal…
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" has boosted ABC's Friday's fortunes, although it doesn't appear to be enough to make the net a real player on the night. In its first try as a series regular on…
Fox execs scrambled Sunday to defuse a tempest over "Temptation Island," the new sex-and-sand reality skein that's sparking critical fire even before its premiere. Several journalists have questioned…
Spanish-lingo Telemundo Network has upped both Steve Mandala and Craig Geller to the post of senior vice president of network sales, reporting to executive vice president Stephen Levin.
The Screen Actors Guild has mailed secret ballots with names of more than 1,300 potential nominees for SAG Awards to two nominating committees consisting of 4,200 randomly selected SAG members…
Former CNBC exec Kevin Magee has joined Fox News Channel as vice president of news programming.
Geri Wang, Cynthia Ponce and Gary Montanus have been appointed senior vice presidents for sales at the ABC Television Network. Wang has been promoted to senior VP of primetime sales, replacing Laura…
The first week of digital broadcasting in Oz was marked by reception interference, viewer apathy and the unavailability of TV set top converters.
The Kirch Group has sold pubcasters ARD and ZDF broadcasting rights to two dozen 2002 World Cup soccer matches for roughly $100 million.
Mary Matalin is switching roles on "Crossfire." Instead of hosting the CNN political talkshow, she'll be in the guest chair.