Flashpoint, the U.K. entertainment financing company, will invest between $20 million and $25 million in "The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne," a lavish TV drama series that is set to start shooting…
ABC job cuts are quietly beginning, with some employees taking advantage of the last buy-outs and some being moved into other posts. With dwindling ratings and escalating costs, cuts have been…
NBC rookie sitcom "Lateline" has sharpened its performance relative to its lead-in and is turning into a solid addition to the Peacock's Tuesday lineup. Rookie schedule mate "For Your Love,"…
As Fox hit "The X-Files" leaves Vancouver for Los Angeles, it's also leaving behind longtime executive producer-director R.W. (Bob) Goodwin and a few other production staffers who don't want to make…
Country singer Reba McEntire has signed on to star in an upcoming CBS movie "Forever Love" from Longbow Prods.
Bobbee Carson Gabelmann has been upped to the newly created post of executive VP of current programming for Paramount Domestic TV.
FROM THE BIG PICTURECBS is a buyer of media assets, not a seller, said Mel Karmazin, chairman and CEO of CBS Station Group, at the Variety/Schroders Big Picture media conference Tuesday.
The Disney Channel's first spinoff cable network, Toon Disney, will launch on April 18, with at least 3 million subscribers.
The $700 million kids upfront advertising market -- already later than it has been in years -- has been pushed back again, a development that indicates a soft market, according to some media buyers.
Jerry Springer not only reigns over households -- he's got the demographics, too, with his latenight wrestling 'n' raunchfest on KCAL dominating all of the key demos in Nielsen's February sweeps…
The top-rated Academy Awards telecast in 15 years has handed ABC its first weeklong primetime Nielsens win since Christmas week and its highest seven-night average since "Cinderella" and "Before…