Although broadcast networks may have limited their coverage of the Democratic and Republican conventions, their Internet arms helped pick up the slack with a too-much-is-not-enough exuberance. But…
NBC has gotten off to a reasonably strong start with the Summer Olympics, with Friday and Saturday ratings putting the net ahead of the pace set in 1992 and slightly behind 1996. According to…
In a move that will prove reassuring to the movie industry, the FCC approved Thursday an anti-copying mechanism for set-top boxes to protect content as digital TV grows in popularity.
Spike Lee will direct "A Huey P. Newton Story" for BET Movies and Roger Guenveur Smith, who created a one-man show about the late co-founder of the Black Panther Party, will play Newton.
Jimi Hendrix's life has been pored over so many times that a cursory overview is, at best, questionable and worse, a farce. "Hendrix" is about as perfunctory as they come, a jaunt through the…
Warner Bros. Television and LMNO Prods. have extended their first-look drama series and telepic production deal. Pact is part of LMNO's efforts to expand its business beyond its bread-and-butter…
The nonfiction tale of the U.S. Marine and the Bahraini sheika who eloped and fled to the U.S. has landed at NBC as a telepic.
The network's long fall TV scheduling nightmare is over. To the relief of TV execs everywhere, GOP presidential contender George W. Bush on Thursday agreed to three formal debates with Demo opponent…
NBC News' "Today" topped ABC News' "Good Morning America" last week by more than 2 million viewers -- one of the largest gaps between the shows in the last two years.
If the TV industry thought it was safe from the furor over the ferocious FTC report, think again. Thursday the FCC put forth a proposal to limit advertising during children's programming…