Young Broadcasting's KCAL has inked a new seven-year pact for the local TV broadcast rights to the Los Angeles Lakers that is worth an estimated $140 million to the NBA franchise over the life of the…
The Sundance Channel has signed deals with MediaOne, the third-largest cable operator in the U.S., and Jones Intercable, another top 10 operator.
Actor Giancarlo Esposito is joining the cast of NBC's Friday-night drama "Homicide." Esposito has starred in films such as "Nothing to Lose," "The Usual Suspects," "Twilight," "Smoke," "Waiting to…
Former "Good Morning America" co-host Joan Lunden is said to be close to inking a syndie TV deal with Warner Bros.' Telepictures Prods.
The American Film Institute's "100 Years ... 100 Movies" special generated boffo business at the Nielsen box office, unspooling CBS' most competitive Tuesday adults 18-49 finish since February's…
Warner Bros. comedy director Keith Cox is ankling his studio post to join the fledgling Greenblatt Janollari Studio as vice president of creative affairs, sources said Wednesday.
The syndie biz is settling into its annual June swoon. TV tradition has been that when the weather starts to sizzle, ratings for most major skeins start to fizzle, and this year is no exception…
WNBC is getting out of the midday news business. The NBC flagship station will dump the low- rated 11:30 a.m. edition of "NewsChannel 4'' in early September to make room for the new syndicated talker…
Viewers can expect "The New Maury Povich Show" to feature more emotionally-charged, topical subjects than the old show, Povich and Studios USA told exex at the Promax and BDA conference.
Hot bods and kidvid fare on USA Broadcasting's upstart indie TV station WAMI Miami are getting noticed by the locals.
The Fox Family Channel looks as though it's going to be the first network off the dribble to shoot a made-for-TV movie about the life and times of Michael Jordan.