Betsy Bruce has been named G.M. of the Kermit Channel, which soft-launched in Latin America and Asia on Monday.
Geraldo Rivera's CNBC newscast is off to a solid ratings start -- but the former yak show host's troubles fitting into the NBC News culture persist.
Former "Living Single" star Kim Coles has inked a syndie talkshow development deal with Buena Vista Television.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has backed down -- for now -- from its controversial stance on the touchy issue of who is eligible for producer kudos in the annual Emmy derby.
NBC's "Today" continues to show no mercy to its struggling competitors. Taking full advantage of a busy news frame, the morning juggernaut soared to what NBC is calling the highest rated summer week…
Dr. Nancy Snyderman is expanding her practice at "Good Morning America," inking a new multiyear deal with ABC and assuming a new status as primary sub for anchor Lisa McRee.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation has launched a $50 million fundraising campaign to establish an Institute of Telecommunications.
Feature film writers are flocking to network TV like never before. Just weeks after the broadcast webs and studios began taking script pitches for the 1999-2000 season, an unprecedented number of…
Cable web FX's two new original series -- "Bobcat's Big Ass Show" and "Penn & Teller's Sin City Spectacular" -- haven't been ratings home runs out of the gate, but network execs said that they're…
Comcast Corp., the fourth largest cable operator in the U.S., will fold its underperforming home-shopping channel Q2 and replace it with Style, the new spin-off network of E! Entertainment TV.
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