TV Acad founder Syd Cassyd died Friday at his home in Los Angeles following a lengthy illness. He was 91. The longtime writer and TV pioneer established the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in…
CBS has greenlit production on "The Further Adventures," a fall 2000 drama pilot presentation that marks the series television debut of thesp Mary Stuart Masterson ("Benny & Joon").
Powerhouse Nielsens from its Thursday vets, a sweep of Friday's half-hours and a solid debut for sci-fi drama "The Others" have lifted NBC to the early lead in the February sweeps.
Off-lot production in Los Angeles County jumped 16.1% in January compared with a year ago, driven by a 38.2% increase in shooting of commercials, an industry trade group has reported.
The FCC on Friday unanimously rejected Sinclair Broadcasting's controversial effort to force the entire television industry -- from set-makers to TV stations -- to reconsider the two-year-old…
Tube tooners fret that with four primetime animation skeins on the air and many more on the horizon, viewers may quickly overdose on animation.
CBS News' "The Early Show" showed signs of life last week, earning its highest ratings and best household delivery since the Bryant Gumbel/Jane Clayson-hosted show premiered three months ago.
In a head-to-head battle of gameshows Wednesday night, ABC effectively played its ace, "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," to blunt NBC's "Twenty One," dealing the Peacock gamer its worst Nielsens hand…
Writer-director Sue Kramer has been enlisted to adapt the Kathryn Leigh Scott novel "The Bunny Years" for Touchstone Pictures and has also sold to CBS the 30-minute pilot script "Frankie."
NBC Studios has locked up an exclusive overall deal with writer-producer Remi Aubuchon, currently a scribe on the WB drama "Jack and Jill."