ESPN has beefed up the portfolio of president George Bodenheimer following the elevation late last week of Steve Bornstein, chairman of ESPN, to the presidency of ABC Inc.
"A Memory in My Heart" is every bit as banal as its title. This melodrama, about an amnesiac woman who unearths the secrets of her dark past, fails to ignite, thanks to a barrage of plot…
A $25.9 million profit on the sale of its interest in Gemstar International swung Spelling Entertainment Group to a $20 million profit in the fourth quarter, it said Thursday, compared with a loss of…
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will fete the winners of its 1998 College Television Awards with a black-tie presentation ceremony March 7 at the Century Plaza Hotel.
The Alphabet web has given a 13-episode, on-air commitment to Carsey-Werner's comedy starring Joan Cusack and a 13-episode penalty commitment to the new DreamWorks' sitcom "Sugar Hill," created by…
Showtime and Artisan Pictures announced Sunday they've extended their existing pay TV output deal for an additional three years.
In almost a text-book example of how to combine praise, entertainment, history and achievement, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences inducted eight honorees into its Hall of Fame Saturday during…
Can a Dutch channel that has the look and feel of a public broadcaster but the business savvy of a commercial outfit make it in the already overcrowded Dutch market? Can it target women and still…
CBS and Columbia Tri-Star TV are close to a deal under which the net would co-produce and air a new Bette Midler sitcom.
NBC has picked up 13 episodes of a new David Spade animated comedy co-produced by Brillstein-Grey Entertainment and NBC Studios.
Telepictures Prods., the hot shop in the syndie biz with seven Monday-Friday skeins on the fall '99 sked, has promoted two top execs in a restructuring of its programming and development operation.