TV webs are hoping that viewers will tune in to watch election results in record high numbers. Thanks to the excruciatingly close presidential race, they might just be right. TV newscasters' hands…
Halloween, political coverage and the women of "Charlie's Angels" catapulted "The Today Show" to its second most-watched week in history, with an average of more than 7 million viewers, according to…
Strong season premieres for "The Simpsons" and "The X-Files" powered Fox to a convincing victory among young adults on the first Sunday of November sweeps.
Veteran NBC executive Vince Manze has been upped to co-president of the NBC Agency, the Peacock's inhouse full-service ad agency. Manze, who was most recently executive VP and creative director, will…
Fox Family Channel has been granted a temporary restraining order against CBS and its planned reality-based "Race Around the World." Making a rare judicial order, U.S. District Court Judge Robert M…
As expected, Elizabeth Ireland McCann has been named managing producer for the American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards' 2001 and 2002 broadcasts on CBS. The announcement was made by the League of…
Channel 5 is preparing to enlarge its program budget by 50%, which would mark the web's most concerted effort yet to edge into the mainstream.
New Line is pitching "Hard Knox" to TV stations as a weekly syndicated series beginning in fall 2001. The proposed action hour stars Thomas Calabro ("Melrose Place"), Lee Majors and Australian…
Pubcasters are facing an uphill battle trying to convince state governments to OK a viewer-fee increase after an ARD affiliate lost around $1 million on the foreign bond market.
German distrib Kinowelt has made a second key deal for movies in its $300 million Warner Bros. package by licensing a clutch of those titles to German pubcaster ZDF.
For viewers in the east German city of Leipzig, cable TV continues to offer ground-breaking alternatives and a glimpse of what is to come in the rest of the country.