Writer/producer Joel Surnow, who developed the TV version of "La Femme Nikita" for USA Network, has inked an exclusive two-year overall deal with Warner Bros. TV worth close to $3 million.
The fledgling UPN is turning to cable to get distribution in markets it currently doesn't reach. The netlet has begun negotiating with cable operators to create a 24-hour-a-day channel called UPN…
With less than one year of his mandate left to run, France's pubcaster president Xavier Gouyou-Beauchamps has shuffled his top management team, jettisoning Jean-Pierre Cottet, head of broadcasting at…
Television broadcasters are getting caught in the crossfire of the battle between the striking United Auto Workers and General Motors Corp.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences on July 30 will host a retrospective celebrating 20 years of programming by deaf and hard-of-hearing professionals in the TV industry.
"NBA Inside Stuff," the Saturday morning half-hour teen-oriented magazine series on the National Basketball Assn., has signed a new co-anchor, Summer Sanders, the champion U.S. swimmer who won two…
Alfre Woodard, Loretta Devine and CCH Pounder star in the first BET Movies/Starz! original production, "Funny Valentines," which began shooting this week in Wilmington, N.C.
UPN is back on the air in Oklahoma City after a seven-month absence.
British Sky Broadcasting's revamp of its movie channels will include reallocating an unprecedented 10% of its movie budget to producing original features and TV shows, as well as buying up pics that…
The guest list for Tuesday's premiere of DreamWorks/Paramount's "Saving Private Ryan" in Westwood read like a Who's Who of Hollywood, but noticeably absent from the row of TV cameras lined up along…
NBC and CBS have tied for first in July 13-19 primetime Nielsens, with NBC inching ahead in total viewers and taking its 16th straight week in the important adults 18-49 demographic.