Despite a quartet of short second-round series, the NBA playoffs on NBC are running even with last season in the ratings.
Showtime and 10% Prods. are teaming up to merchandize the cabler's most-viewed program, "Queer as Folk."
EchoStar was forbidden Monday from distributing over-the-air broadcasts from city to city after the Supreme Court refused to hear a 5-year-old case the satcaster lost on appeal.
Kidvidder Nelvana has named Toper Taylor prexy of international distribution, marketing and consumer products.
Mickey, Aladdin and Buzz Lightyear will hit the Korean airwaves June 1.
It's got projects with Paul Newman and John Leguizamo, but, most crucially, its "House" is on fire -- and that's great news for HBO Films.
Thomas Middlehoff, chairman and chief exec of German media giant Bertelsmann, will give this year's Worldview Address at the Edinburgh Intl. Television Festival.
MSNBC has brought on PR vet Cheryl Daly as veepee, public relations. Daly recently served as a consultant at the struggling Oxygen Network.
A new Los Angeles-based joint venture its trying its hand at creating a televised sport out of the game of poker.
"Pinero" triumphed Saturday at the 2002 American Latino Media Arts Awards, nabbing three Almas, including motion picture.
And just imagine the numbers for next year's series finale. NBC's "Friends" wrapped its strongest season in five years Thursday with Rachel Greene's 12-months-in-the-making pregnancy giving birth to…