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Ed Sullivan is ankling television broadcast design and branding powerhouse Pittard Sullivan after 15 years as CEO and prexy to pursue other endeavors. Move comes as the company is negotiating with…
Latenight Sci Fi skein "Crossing Over With John Edward" is moving to primetime. Starting June 4, two half-hour episodes of the cable show, on which host John Edward purports to communicate between…
Barbara Walters tapped a nerve with advertisers during a luncheon speech at the Assn. of National Advertisers' TV Advertising Forum in Gotham on Thursday.
HBO will turn the life of Jackie Gleason into "The Great One," a film to be directed by Pete Segal ("The Nutty Professor II: The Klumps"). "The Sopranos" writer-producer Terry Winter is penning the…
USA Network has picked up the exclusive off-net rights to NBC drama "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," the second series in Wolf Films and Studios USA's "Law & Order" franchise.
The tidal wave of dollars coming from cable for off-net program rights crested high Thursday: TNN agreed to pay $1.5 million-$1.7 million per episode for reruns of CBS drama "CSI: Crime Scene…
In a welcome break from a run of disappointing annual figures, German kidvidder TV Loonland said Thursday that its revenues for 2000 reached DM145.1 million ($67 million), surpassing its projections…
Kiosque, the pay-per-view unit of French pay TV giant Canal Plus, is to drop broadcasting deals with production companies after being accused of monopolizing the market.
Indianapolis-based radio and TV broadcaster Emmis Communications swung to a profit of $3.4 million for the latest fiscal year, from a $3.1 million loss the year before.