In its report card for the first quarter of 1999, A.C. Nielsen handed out primetime ratings increases to 19 of the 38 regularly monitored cable networks -- exactly half.
Acme Television, the station group headed by WB Network chief Jamie Kellner, has taken the curious step of trading its WB affiliate station in Albuquerque, N.M., for the UPN affil in the market.
Noah Emmerich ("The Truman Show") has been cast in UPN's Jon Favreau pilot, and Loretta Devine ("Waiting to Exhale") has been cast in the netlet's "Moesha" spinoff "Mo'Nique."
Sex on British TV is getting out of hand, the U.K.'s TV watchdog has concluded.
Connecticut's down-to-the-wire upset win over Duke in Monday's men's college basketball championship game left this year's contest with the lowest hoops final ratings since 1972 and the lowest ever…
SBS Broadcasting's chairman and CEO Harry Evans Sloan told Daily Variety the company has put plans to move into Poland "at the top of its agenda."
Disney Channel has given the go-ahead to three original movies and three original series for its "middle-aged" kids audience (9-11), including two reality series, said Rich Ross, senior VP…
Latino cabler LAPTV, backed by Universal, Paramount, MGM and Fox, is set to roll out a third film network today.
George Washington as a combination of Rambo and G.I. Joe is headed to A&E in Howard Fast's adaptation of his historical novel "The Crossing," starring Jeff Daniels.
Fox and ABC got the biggest premieres and CBS had hoops, but the March 22-28 primetime Nielsens win has gone to NBC thanks to a timely Tuesday-Wednesday rally.