CBS Corp. said Tuesday that Samsung Electronics America has agreed to cover costs associated with converting the network's TV movies to high-definition format.
Warner Bros. has sold four of its theatricals -- "Deep Blue Sea," "Mickey Blue Eyes" and the upcoming "Chill Factor" and "Three Kings" -- in a combination first-broadcast window to NBC and Turner…
Talkshow host Montel Williams revealed Monday -- just a day before taping begins on the ninth season of his Paramount-produced talker -- that is he has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, the…
Reps of Russian and ex-Soviet TV stations gathered in Moscow from Thursday through Monday for Teleforum, a TV competition cum confab for the region.
The National Cable Television Assn. has recruited an executive VP from the ranks of its members. David Krone, executive VP of government relations for AT&T Broadband & Internet Services, will join…
Shepard Smith has been named anchor of Fox News Channel's "The Fox Report."
ABC Entertainment, bracing for dozens of layoffs due to the planned merger with Disney's TV production arm, Monday confirmed the departure of drama veep Stephen Tao, but strongly denied a report on…
Jennifer Lopez, Mira Sorvino, Madonna and Susan Sarandon have been added to the roster of presenters for the Sept. 9 "1999 MTV Video Music Awards."
The Travel Channel, a unit of Discovery Communications, has commissioned Australian film and TV producer-distribbery Becker Entertainment to produce what is believed to be Oz's largest ever docu…
KCAL station execs announced Monday that the indie had upgraded the syndicated courtshow to prime access for the fall season.
Pax TV revs up its schmaltz-o-meter with "Chicken Soup for the Soul," a dramatic anthology series based on the bestselling books by Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen. Lukewarm and full of corn…