Comcast will launch a videogame news and information cable net in April headed by former Disney TV and TV animation prexy Charles Hirschhorn.
The fall TV season continued to prove tricky for new firstrun syndicated strips as the November ratings sweep concluded, with most posting considerable timeslot rating declines from November 2000.
Both local and national breakfast news crowns switched hands in Los Angeles during the November ratings sweep, which saw reduced viewership in the market during nearly every daypart compared with…
The Razzies may be ready for primetime. Nash Entertainment has snagged the broadcast rights to the Golden Raspberry Awards, the annual anti-kudos dedicated to showcasing Hollywood's lesser…
UPN may be looking to get out of "Roswell" a bit earlier than planned. When the netlet snagged the sci-fi actioner from the WB earlier this year, it said it had bought 22 episodes for 2001-02.
TNT holiday offering "Call Me Claus" is a barely serviceable stocking stuffer in high-quality packaging. Whoopi Goldberg's irascible charm, Garth Brooks' enthusiastic musical contributions and an…
Having struck Nielsen gold with its 2001 coverage of NASCAR races, Fox Sports has signed a deal that will give NASCAR control of nine hours per day of the Speedvision cable net's the programming…
The Showtime Network and NYU's Tisch School of the Arts are teaming to broadcast a series of short films that will explore the effects of the Sept. 11 attacks. Films selected by the network could air…
Kidvidder TV Loonland nearly doubled its earnings in the first nine months of 2001 and expects to make another leap in the fourth quarter.
German kidvidder EM.TV is bouncing back from a troubled year by rebuilding its production division.
The National Assn. of Broadcasters on Thursday came out and officially ripped a proposed EchoStar-DirecTV merger, saying the union would create a monopoly, period.