A search committee has settled on former MediaOne exec Robert Sachs to become the National Cable Television Assn.'s next president.
Women's cabler Lifetime will pony up about $58 million for the cable rerun rights to the sitcom "Mad About You" for a four-year license term beginning in March 2002.
The folks who run the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival like to call their event "the Cannes of comedy," and there's some truth to this.
The Sci-Fi Channel scores a big coup with "Curse of the Blair Witch," a unique television special made in conjunction with Artisan Entertainment. It's no coincidence that Sci-Fi airs this special the…
The summer heat boiled up some much-needed ratings help for some syndie yakkers as ratings jumped for most shows, according to the latest national syndie ratings report. In fact, with schools letting…
Four years after Disney stunned showbizzers with its stealth acquisition of ABC, the Mouse House has taken its boldest leap yet toward true vertical integration with the consolidation of Disney's TV…
Chris Rock is the wittiest and most dynamic comedian working the American concert stage today because the man's got some major league balls. Rock scorches the earth with fiery, razor-sharp rants…
The Hoop Life" begins life with Game 7 of the pro basketball finals, which is sort of like starting your day with a midnight snack and working backward to breakfast. Before the two-hour opener of…
CBS fired off some impressive ratings fireworks over the July 4 holiday weekend (albeit with low viewer levels), while the competition was shooting mostly duds.
Televisa's first major merchandising and licensing campaign is under way for its upcoming kiddie novela "Serafin."
International TV veteran James McNamara has been tapped prexy and CEO of Telemundo, the Spanish-lingo web owned by Sony and Liberty Media.