Public shareholders in Lin Television Corp. are hoping Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst's $1.7 billion bid for the broadcaster turns out to be the opening bid in an auction of the company rather than the…
Perhaps acknowledging the short life expectancy of rap artists, MTV will present its equivalent of a life achievement honor --- the Video Vanguard Award --- to LL Cool J during the 14th annual MTV…
Ellen DeGeneres had better make a little room in that open closet of hers. The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation revealed Wednesday that this fall's network primetime lineup includes a…
CBS Eye on People, the entertainment/information network from CBS Cable that has had difficulty landing significant distribution since its spring launch, notched an affiliation agreement Wednesday…
NetChannel Inc., one of the new hybrid Internet-television creatures hoping to pipe the World Wide Web into your TV, has struck a deal making E! Online its primary provider of entertainment news and…
The WB Network's "The Jamie Foxx Show" will move from Wednesday to Sunday next month when the netlet rolls out its new fall lineup.
Nickelodeon's inhouse animation unit has picked up a series based on TV's first half-cat, half-dog character, ordering 40 episodes of "CatDog" for a planned debut on the network in fall 1998.
Sally Field has been tapped for her second directorial assignment (and first for cable), helming an installment of the $50 million-plus HBO series on the Apollo space program, "From the Earth to the…
DirecTV, Primestar and other satellite distributors have developed into a revenue-generating dream for the major studios, who have harvested almost a tenfold increase in pay-per-view movie buys from…
Howie Mandel has a new home in the Windy City --- Tribune Broadcasting's flagship WGN Chicago.
The ITV network, Britain's top-rated web, has appointed David Liddiment as its director of programs.