A dispute broke out at the NCTA convention here between the top media buyer of OMD Worldwide and the head of ad sales for the Discovery Networks over whether cable should push aggressively into…
HBO has got 'N Sync. The pay cabler will broadcast the boy band's first live television concert July 27 from Madison Square Garden.
American tennis player Jim Courier has signed a multiyear deal with Turner Sports as a television analyst for Wimbledon coverage on TNT and CNN/Sports Illustrated, his first TV assignment. He will…
NBC and WebTV have introduced an enhanced TV element to the NBA playoff games the network is broadcasting.
Director Roger Young's take on "Jesus" is reverence lite, rooted solidly between the pious showmanship of "The Greatest Story Ever Told" and the interpretive and controversial "The Last Temptation of…
The Alphabet net posted easy ratings victories for the May 1-7 frame, behind a Drew Carey-heavy week that featured the star in six hours of the net's programming -- that's even an hour more than…
James Franco, who played a rebel in NBC's recently axed "Freaks and Geeks," has been cast as James Dean in the upcoming TNT biopic "James Dean: An Invented Life." In addition to "Freaks," Franco's…
George Hamilton will join Danny Aiello and Joe Mantegna as a trio of opera stars in the Lolafilms comedy feature “Off Key.” Hamilton is repped by APA. * * * Linda Hamilton, who recently starred in…
Fox has renewed its latenight sketch comedy skein "Mad TV" for a sixth season.
Pearson Television's syndie game revival "Family Feud" is collecting a number of key upgrades and additional runs as the show begins production on its second season.
Stanley Tucci has signed on as a recurring character on Turner Network Television's first original skein, banker drama "Bull."