"Nightline" is going primetime. ABC will give the latenight news series a five-week summer run Thursdays at 10 p.m. starting Aug. 6, the web is expected to announce today. It's the first time the Ted…
Thailand's broadcast media are to be liberalized over the next three years, allowing private companies to take part.
Tribune Broadcasting's WGN Chicago has inked a three-year deal with Eyemark Entertainment for the off-network rights to the NBC sitcom "Caroline in the City" beginning in fall 1999.
Four-time Emmy Award-winning writer David Milch is moving out of the NYPD precinct and into the classroom to teach a two-week seminar on writing for the one-hour television drama.
FCC Chairman William Kennard will be hosting a roundtable discussion on minority opportunities with several leading broadcasters, including CBS' Mel Karmazin, Clear Channel's Lowry Mays, Jacor's…
HBO has signed Chris Rock to a new three-year exclusive deal covering 13 episodes of his latenight talk/variety half-hour, which kicks off its third season next month, and two standup specials.
In a deal with Studios USA Pictures and Wolf Films, NBC will be spinning off its acclaimed drama "Law & Order" into a two-hour world premiere movie this fall, a move that could turn the series into a…
Bill Cosby will team with kids cable web Nickelodeon to produce an animated preschool series called "Little Bill" based on a book series authored by Cosby.
Speaking publicly for the first time about CNN's retraction of a report that American forces had dispensed nerve gas during the Vietnam War, Ted Turner said, "Nothing has upset me more in my whole…
Paul Maguire, the sports commentator who ankled NBC earlier this year to become an analyst for the Sunday-night NFL games on ESPN, said the professional football league being proposed by NBC and Time…
Fox Broadcasting Co. is not moving forward with a sitcom based on the African American family film "Soul Food," but 20th Century Fox TV may shop it to other webs.