Pink slips punch at CBS West Another round of layoffs has hit CBS on the West Coast. Sources say a veteran VP of publicity and several PR department assistants were let go Thursday, while one…
NBC is preempting more than 10% of its educational kidvid for sports programming, and CBS is failing to live up to its promise of promoting its own educational lineup, according to letters released…
Nielsen Media Research has signed what's easily its biggest contract ever: a 7-year deal with Time Warner worth more than $150 million.
Disney's Buena Vista Home Entertainment has acquired all U.K. and Irish rights to "The Wiggles Movie" from sales agent Beyond Films on the eve of its international launch at Mifed.
TV programming will have to continue being adjusted after the National Basketball Assn. on Wednesday canceled two more weeks of regular-season games as a result of the ongoing labor dispute.
Here comes another judge -- Warner Bros.' Telepictures Prods. is developing a syndie courtshow strip for a fall 1999 debut. Telepictures is understood to have inked a deal with Detroit-area jurist…
HBO has signed a deal for exclusive rights to the 90 rerun half-hours of Columbia TriStar TV's "The Larry Sanders Show" for a three-year license term beginning in September 1999.
One month into its syndie life cycle, "Friends" is pacing the syndie pack in adult demographic ratings, according to Nielsen's latest national syndication ratings report.
Wes Craven brings his intense brand of human misery to TV with this, the first entry in what ABC promises will be an annual Craven film event each Halloween. While "Don't Look Down" has some…
While Tele-Communications Inc.'s support of Geraldine Laybourne's Oxygen Channel gives it immediate credibility, the planned female-targeted cable web will face an uphill battle to become a widely…
The Showtime Networks have engineered an output deal with independent theatrical distributor Stratosphere Entertainment that covers about 30 pictures that Stratosphere is releasing from July 1, 1998…