Universal has reached an agreement with the Italian media conglom Stream to launch a branded movie channel on that country's fledgling digital platform. The deal will be unveiled in Italy today.
As the 18th Winter Olympic Games dawn today in Nagano, Japan, with Opening Ceremonies, the pressure is on CBS to not only deliver a consistently superior product over a planned 128 hours of coverage…
Turning its attention to television commercials, the Directors Guild of America on Thursday announced its nominees for outstanding directorial achievement for 1997.
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Sunday Night Football
Sunday Night Football1Rating: 7.6 Share: 21 Viewers (Millions): 19.4 Network: NBC
60 Minutes2Rating: 2.8 Share: 8 Viewers (Millions): 10.8 Network: CBS
Big Brother3Rating: 2.2 Share: 6 Viewers (Millions): 7.3 Network: CBS
Endemol Entertainment, the Dutch TV production giant, is poised to announce a major move into the U.K. through a joint venture with Guardian Media Group.
ABC affiliates said they are not close to reaching an agreement about contributing money or ad avails to help the network pay for its expensive NFL contract.
Concluding the first leg in what has become a protracted legal entanglement between Viacom and News Corp., a New York State Supreme Court judge ruled Wednesday that former Nick at Nite/TV Land chief…
EXCLUSIVEFeature film director Phillip Noyce ("Clear and Present Danger," "Patriot Games") is close to a deal to direct the CBS pilot "Repair Shop," starring Anthony LaPaglia ("Murder One,"…
KCAL plans to drop its afternoon kids program block in early fringe come fall and replace it with more "adult" fare while shipping several Disney animated half-hours to early mornings and weekends…
CBS is temporarily benching "Murphy Brown" and "Early Edition" and swapping timeslots for "Michael Hayes" and the newsmag "Public Eye With Bryant Gumbel."
Playboy Enterprises Inc. (PEI) announced an agreement Wednesday to acquire Spice Entertainment Cos. Inc., its chief market competitor, for approximately $95 million, placing the two largest players…