DirecTV and EchoStar together now control 12.5% of the subscription television market and are poised to gain even greater market share now that they may offer local TV channels, according to an FCC…
USA Network's "The Mary Kay Letourneau Story: All-American Girl" wastes a good opportunity to shed light on some really screwed up people. Despite Penelope Ann Miller's eerie resemblance to Seattle's…
Veteran TV program sales execs Eric Rennagel and Ray Donahue, along with former CBS Intl. president Rainer Siek and technology expert David Wheeler, have formed Tivix, an online program distribution…
Countering conventional wisdom that had declared half-hour comedy all but extinct on network television, Fox's just-debuted laffer "Malcolm in the Middle" is emerging as a genuine hit after only two…
Fox's "Malcolm in the Middle" continues to outsmart its Nielsen competition, while CBS' multi-ethnic hospital drama "City of Angels" has emerged from a Sunday preview in fair condition.
The Frog net today will announce a formal production commitment to "Hype!," a Warner Bros. Television/ Marquee Tollin-Robbins-produced primetime sketch comedy skein being created by "Mad TV"…
With tongue planted firmly in cheek, Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert offer this farcical fantasy as half of the "Back 2 Back Action Hour" which, along with "Cleopatra 2525," replaces the departing hour…
A growing number of network execs and producers say they believe the Great Drug Scandal of 2000 has been completely overblown.
The Disney Channel will finally launch in Latin America in mid-2000, available to cable systems only as a premium channel, and on direct-to-home exclusively with satcaster Galaxy Latam.
Latenight talkshow host David Letterman underwent successful multiple bypass surgery Friday and is expected to make a full recovery.
"Dharma & Greg" and "The X-Files" received kudos Thursday at the ninth annual Environmental Media Awards, held at the Beverly Hilton.