USA Network and its sister Sci-Fi Channel have jointly acquired a package of 28 theatrical drama, sci-fi and horror titles -- a few of them genre classics -- from the vaults of MGM Domestic TV…
The U.K.'s Channel 5 has sealed a three-year output deal for feature films from Buena Vista Intl. TV. The pact covers roughly 60 movies made by Walt Disney, Touchstone and Hollywood Pictures from…
Cartoons are coming back to CBS' Saturday-morning sked. The Eye web plans to completely revamp its struggling Saturday-ayem lineup next fall, replacing this season's live-action kidvid fare with six…
Bucking a longrunning audience erosion trend, CBS newsmag "60 Minutes" announced Wednesday that its viewership was up 5% at the end of the fall season.
EXCLUSIVEUPN San Diego affil KUSI is threatening to drop its affiliation with the netlet later this month if UPN does not agree to block out the San Diego cable coverage of UPN's L.A. station, KCOP.
EXCLUSIVEAcademy Award-winning feature film producer Mark Johnson ("Rain Man") has inked a deal with CBS to oversee the development of three drama pilot scripts penned by prominent film writers.
ABC's "World News Tonight" will be showing more of two familiar faces starting today. Sam Donaldson has been tapped chief White House correspondent, while Cokie Roberts has been named chief…
More hard news and documentary programming are the foundations of a new programming lineup announced Wednesday by CNN.
EXCLUSIVE"Seinfeld" is poised to write a new chapter in the syndie record books as Columbia TriStar TV Distribution prepares to negotiate a second round of syndie deals with 200-plus TV markets…
Revenues for basic cable TV soared 17% in 1997 to $7.9 billion, while primetime cable viewership hit a high of 35.3%, according to year-end stats compiled by the Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau…
Pubcaster NHK saved its best for last when its Dec. 31 yearly singing contest "Kohaku" captured the title of the top rated TV show of 1997 in Japan, according to data released Tuesday by Video…