Telemundo, the perennial poor cousin of Spanish-lingo TV, is finally getting a high-powered leadership overhaul, with former CBS entertainment prexy Peter Tortorici leading the SWAT team.
That rumble you just heard came from Edward R. Murrow's grave as he turned over. The CBS News pioneer has to be disgusted to learn that his once-proud organization is stooping to produce something so…
Fox Broadcasting Co. has ordered three additional episodes of the reality series "Guinness World Records" from LMNO Prods.
Quick, someone get Oliver Stone on the telephone. The final piece of the JFK assassination conspiracy puzzle has surfaced in the unlikely locale of the debuting CBS Eye on People series "P.S.," and…
The Sci-Fi Channel has commissioned another 18 original hour-long episodes of "Sliders," which has found a cable audience after the Fox network canceled it in May 1997 for low ratings.
Studios USA has inked a two-year comedy development deal with writer/producers Roberto Benabib and Karl Fink worth $1.5 million to $2 million.
These are not the best of times for TV producer Harry Thomason. This week, he was strapped into the hot seat in front of Kenneth Starr and his grand jury. This comes after Thomason's attempt in a…
NBC's animated import ''Stressed Eric'' is off to an unimpressive start, while slot rival ''Whose Line Is It Anyway'' is looking like the hit of the summer. In the Wednesday, Aug. 12, Nielsens, ABC's…
Paxson Communications Corp. announced Thursday that it has inked a deal to turn Indianapolis' WIIB TV-63 into an affiliate to air its new PAX TV family network.
NBC staffers are bracing themselves for the worst period of belt-tightening in five years as determined Peacock execs try to prevent dramatically expanded programming costs from eroding the GE-owned…
Joining the ranks of broadcasters and satcasters rushing to exploit World Cup fever, DTH operator Galaxy Latin America will offer soccer from Spain and Italy this fall.