A dip in affiliate presence at this year's NATPE meetings has spurred market execs to refocus on the growing needs of the station manager in the sessions they plan for next year's confab.
RKO Pictures has tapped NBC alum David Marko as VP of television. He'll continue to develop existing show projects and make outside acquisitions for RKO's year-old TV department.
Things are starting to look up for NBC and its NBA Playoffs, but not soon enough to avoid a households tie with CBS in last week's primetime Nielsens.
TNT's premiere on Sunday of "Pirates of Silicon Valley" scored a 5.3 cable universe rating (4 million households), making it the second-highest rated cable movie of the year.
In the latest shakeup triggered by the Lion's new management team, MGM TV topper John Symes has been forced out as part of a companywide restructuring that resulted in the layoffs of about 45…
Writer and director Stephen Tolkin juggles a dramatic hot potato with the story of Ellie Nesler, a California mother who shot and killed her son's molester in 1990. One of the few true stories worthy…
Michael MacMillan, chairman and CEO of Alliance Atlantis Communications, will be the dinner chairman of the 27th Intl. Emmy Awards gala Nov. 22 in New York.
Late TV exec John A. Reisenbach is being honored with the establishment of a Manhattan charter school to open this fall in his name.
Time Warner's TBS cable network and Columbia TriStar TV distribution have signed Erik Nelson as executive producer of "The New Ripley's Believe It or Not," which makes its debut on TBS in January.
The San Antonio Spurs and New York Knicks continue to sag in the statistical categories that mean the most to NBC.