FCC Chairman William Kennard will be hosting a roundtable discussion on minority opportunities with several leading broadcasters, including CBS' Mel Karmazin, Clear Channel's Lowry Mays, Jacor's…
"Nightline" is going primetime. ABC will give the latenight news series a five-week summer run Thursdays at 10 p.m. starting Aug. 6, the web is expected to announce today. It's the first time the Ted…
Bill Cosby will team with kids cable web Nickelodeon to produce an animated preschool series called "Little Bill" based on a book series authored by Cosby.
Don't feel too bad for the suits at 30 Rock who just agreed to shell out $6 million a year to keep Katie Couric only weeks after forking over a combined $10 million a year for the services of…
Paul Maguire, the sports commentator who ankled NBC earlier this year to become an analyst for the Sunday-night NFL games on ESPN, said the professional football league being proposed by NBC and Time…
Tribune Broadcasting's WGN Chicago has inked a three-year deal with Eyemark Entertainment for the off-network rights to the NBC sitcom "Caroline in the City" beginning in fall 1999.
Following the lead of Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tommy Lee Jones and Goldie Hawn, Dennis Quaid uses TNT as the venue for his directorial debut on a pet project.
Jersey Films is delving deeper into the TV arena, inking a deal with multimedia designer Creative Capers Entertainment to develop a spooky syndie series inspired by the life of legendary magician…
A&E, through its sister network the History Channel, is getting into the TV syndication business for the first time.
Iris Burnett, who, as senior VP of corporate communications, public affairs and government relations for USA Networks, helped make Kay Koplovitz the spokeswoman for the entire cable industry over the…
When the Family Channel relaunches as Fox Family Channel on Aug. 15, the cable network will feature entirely different programming from its predecessor, except for one show: Pat Robertson's "700…