NBC and Turner Broadcasting's TNT and TBS could suffer dramatic erosion in viewership of their coverage of pro basketball following Michael Jordan's expected announcement today that he's officially…
LMNO Prods., the company behind CBS' "Kids Say the Darndest Things" and Fox's "Guinness World Records," has inked a six-figure, first-look development deal with Warner Bros. TV.
The high-profile failure of "Fantasy Island" hasn't soured ABC on the notion of working with big-name film talent -- though the cost of such deals may make the web think twice about committing to…
ABC and Disney executives are being coy about the future of "Home Improvement," and there's a strong financial reason why. Sources say ABC may be prepared to offer Tim Allen about $2 million per…
The NBC O&O group has inked a deal with Warner Bros.' syndie arm to take over distribution of the Peacock's nightly entertainment magazine strip "Access Hollywood."
The New York-based production company Next Next Entertainment has two youth-oriented series projects in development at Nickelodeon and one potential network primetime series with Columbia TriStar TV…
The senate should open deliberations in President Clinton's impeachment to the public, including television coverage, two Senators proposed Monday.
EW Scripps Co.'s Home & Garden Television earned a profit for the first time in calendar year 1998 and drove the company's cable programming division into the black, said Ken Lowe, CEO of Scripps…
SPECIAL REPORTDreamworks continued on its well-established path of offering albums known more for their creative spark than commercial success, while offering a creative-friendly environment for both…
Networks would be able to boost the national coverage of their owned stations to 50% and the FCC would need a super-majority to impose any new regulatory burdens on broadcasters, under a bill drafted…
As the syndie biz prepares for its annual NATPE sales confab later this month, the final rookie batting lineup for next fall is starting to take shape.