The long 1999-2000 television season came to a close last week with the Olympics lifting NBC to an easy victory -- although the net stumbled a few times on its way to the podium. According to…
CBS drama "That's Life" got off to a reasonably strong start with its special preview episode Sunday. Despite airing opposite the closing night of the Summer Olympics on NBC, "Life" placed a solid…
On the first day of Mipcom, Columbia TriStar Intl. Television unveiled plans to escalate its local production activities and to expand its sales team throughout Europe. Idea is to build on the…
After getting blasted by the Federal Communications Commission and editorial writers throughout the country for its plan to air a new entertainment program tonight instead of the first presidential…
CNN apparently will need more than an executive shakeup to boost its flagging ratings. While third-quarter numbers won't be released until today, preliminary numbers show that CNN is down 28% in…
The World Wrestling Federation loves to push the boundaries of good taste in its various TV spectaculars on UPN, TNN, MTV and pay per view -- and the WWF is no slouch at spewing out rough language…
E! Networks has expanded its marketing department with three new VP appointments, naming Roe Astuto to media and research; Despina Gianopulos, promotions; and John Pucci, creative services.
A strike by civic workers here could soon affect film and television production and bring the curtain down on the three city-run playhouses.
For the first time ever, an epic Chinese miniseries is being offered for sale to station buyers at Mipcom -- not by a Chinese distributor, but by a Hollywood studio.
Longtime publicity exec Phil Gonzales has been upped to VP of publicity for Warner Bros. Television.