Sony Pictures Entertainment has signed an exclusive pay TV contract with John Malone's Starz! for as many as 200 theatrical movies in a six-year deal that won't actually kick off until January 2006.
Fox has begun greenlighting its fall 2000 drama scripts, even as the net starts firming up some of its midseason plans for this spring.
Madison Avenue displayed its faith in statistics as they relate to alcohol consumption and comprehension. Ad buyers put their ambiguous ads out front and the cut-to-the-chase messages last, clearly…
Showtime has canceled the Barry Levinson and Tom Fontana-produced series "The Hoop Life" after 22 episodes.
A misogynistic mess, USA Network's "Cabin by the Lake" features one bland serial killer, several moronic femmes and a subplot that tries to milk romance out of very disturbing behavior. If pushing…
Cartoon Network is in talks with Tom Snyder Prods. about picking up "Home Movies," the animated half-hour series that aired on UPN last spring.
"It's Like, You Know ... " creator/exec producer Peter Mehlman has inked a three-year overall deal with DreamWorks Television worth, like, you know, low eight figures.
Gameshow mania 2000 just keeps getting weirder. In a last-minute scheduling shift, top-rated ABC has decided to air a one-time-only Wednesday seg of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" this week at 8…
The new director general of the BBC has laid down his priorities: less bureaucracy, fewer consultants and more funds for programming. Greg Dyke made all this clear his first day on the job.
One of the most exciting finishes in Super Bowl history produced some pretty exciting Nielsens for ABC -- the highest ratings for a Super matchup not featuring the Dallas Cowboys or Green Bay Packers…
Without the drama of a breaking sex scandal or an ongoing impeachment trial, President Clinton's State of the Union Address on Thursday plunged to lowest-ever Nielsens, down 12 million viewers from…