HBO execs may know a good thing when they see it, they just don't always know what to do with it -- the prime example being this Academy Award-nominated series. Each tale drawn from Geoffrey…
"NBC Nightly News" will end the 1998-99 season in first place by virtually all measurements, overcoming a solid challenge from ABC's "World News Tonight" and the Peacock web's primetime Nielsen slide.
The Parents Television Council and a small group of legislators are expected to release a study demonstrating that television has gotten more violent and smutty despite implementation of the TV…
King World Intl. has acquired the exclusive rights to distribute abroad the two-hour special "Scared Straight! 20 Years Later" hosted by Danny Glover and produced by Arnold Shapiro Prods.
The CNN News Group has engineered a $50 million, three-year "strategic alliance" with information-technology publisher Intl. Data Group (IDG).
CBS will again expand its "48 Hours" newsmag franchise to two nights per week this summer.
TV's annual upfront ad buying derby is off to a fast and furious start, with advertisers said to be lining up early to do deals for early morning and evening news programs and with the red hot WB.
Studios USA is in for a fight with some of its "Jerry Springer" station affils over the distrib's decision to rein in the bleeps, brawls and bods that have become a staple of the raucous syndie…
Channel 4 has signed up 100,000 subscribers for its pay movie service FilmFour, just six months after it launched. This puts FilmFour solidly on course to exceed its target of 150,000 subs by the end…
NBC plans to double-pump episodes of "Law & Order" and "Will & Grace" this summer, while launching the reality series "You Asked for It."