"Law & Order" exec producer/showrunner Barry Schindel has inked a multiyear drama development deal with Studios USA.
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The Producers Guild of America will induct films "The Manchurian Candidate" and "Network" as well as TV series "Maude" and "Happy Days" into its hall of fame.
Trina McQueen, doyenne of the TV biz in Canada, has announced that she's ankling her post as prexy and chief operating officer of CTV for a quieter life.
The Cable & Satellite Broadcasting Assn. of Asia (CASBAA) branded the industry "a minefield of legal, regulatory and social issues" Wednesday.
Never underestimate the power of B-movie schlock: The Sci Fi Channel harvested the best original movie ratings in its history with Saturday's premiere of low-budget space opera "Epoch."
Despite a lawsuit by the film and television divisions of AOL Time Warner, Viacom, Disney and NBC alleging the device violates copyright laws, Sonicblue said Wednesday it will ship its new digital…
Fox News Channel was the only cable news net to see gains in both primetime and total day vs. last November, but all three news nets saw audiences dwindle from October.
Action movies, highlighted by "Lethal Weapon 4" and Steven Seagal's "Fire Down Below," propelled TBS to anatypical first-place finish in the November primetime sweeps.
EchoStar topper Charlie Ergen will have plenty of persuading to do next week when testifying before not one -- but two -- Capitol Hill committees on the controversial question of whether his conglom…
The frustrating state of Taiwan's potentially lucrative cable TV biz has raised the hackles of James Murdoch, son of Rupert and chairman-CEO of Hong Kong-based satellite broadcaster Star.