In its first test against aggressive firstrun competition, Fox's all-animation Tuesday lineup has fallen to fourth for the night in adults 18-49 with lowest-yet numbers.
In a move that reflects the tenuous state of network-affil relations -- and possibly the budget crunch hitting all the webs -- ABC has made a last-minute decision to pare back next month's affil…
DirecTV announced Wednesday that it has decided to follow rival satcaster EchoStar's lead and offer a programming package that includes a handful of local channels.
Jeff Wachtel has exited his post as prexy of Alliance Atlantis TV Production as part of the post-merger executive shakeout at the Canadian film and TV concern.
NBC plays its true-crime card with "The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer," an engaging mini that boasts strong performances and a tight structure from director William A. Graham. Despite a rushed ending…
Emmy-winning thesp Juliet Mills has been cast in the new NBC sudser "Passions," which began production Wednesday with location shooting in Paris.
Veteran "20/20" anchor Hugh Downs on Wednesday announced plans to ankle ABC and retire from a full-time role in the biz in September.
Columbia TriStar TV Group has joined in battle with Disney/ABC over which company will succeed in creating the first cable network devoted to soap operas.
Viewer's Choice, the dominant pay-per-view distributor in the U.S., plans to shift its New York-based programming staff to Los Angeles this summer.
David E. Kelley will receive the 1999 Banff Television Festival's Astral Award of Excellence.