Paramount has purchased the UPN affiliate station in Pittsburgh for $39 million. The acquisition of WNPA Pittsburgh, from L.A.-based Venture Technologies Group, brings the total number of outlets in…
Columbia TriStar TV has inked a two-year, first-look deal with Norwood Entertainment Group, the production company run by actress and triple-platinum recording artist Brandy Norwood ("Moesha"), her…
Primetime VP Suarez to ankle NBC NBC VP of primetime series Flody Suarez is expected to ankle the web when or before his contract expires next June. He is in talks with several companies, including…
NBC is upping the stakes in what's shaping up to be a raging battle of the Yuletide specs.
In response to network cost-cutting, several Hollywood studios are absorbing the risks of developing shows inhouse without the guarantee of a web buyer. Warner Bros. TV, Columbia Tri-Star TV…
The 26th annual Intl. Emmy Award nominees were unveiled Monday by Kay Koplovitz, president of the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
In the big Sunday showdown between Oprah Winfrey's ''David & Lisa,'' Fox's ''The Lost World: Jurassic Park'' and CBS' Chuck Norris action pic, viewers were unable to resist NBC's ''The Temptations.''
ABC and Columbia TriStar are planning to revamp the struggling Saturday night remake of "Fantasy Island."
Turner Network TV has landed the first broadcast window to the hit theatrical "Pleasantville" and to the Kurt Russell starrer "Soldier."
Giving his first interview since Barry Diller hired him as president of programming and marketing for the USA Network and the Sci-Fi Channel six months ago, Stephen Chao said that both networks are…
"Access Hollywood" co-anchor Giselle Fernandez is set to exit the NBC-produced syndie newsmag strip when her contract expires early next year.