Frustrated by capacity limitations at cable systems, femme-skewed Hispanic cabler Gems is going after lease agreements with low-powered broadcasters.
With more people at home to watch TV, "Donny & Marie" and other fledgling syndie yakkers enjoyed a Nielsen bounce during the Christmas-New Year's holiday period, according to Nielsen's syndie ratings…
In his first appearance before the Television Critics Assn. press tour in Pasadena, Scott Sassa outlined his vision for NBC, which includes "more traditional families" and "less emphasis on sex.
CNN talkmeister Larry King will interview Bill Maher and Martin Short during the Jan. 25 opening general sesh of the National Assn. of TV Program Executives sales confab in New Orleans.
AHN (America's Health Network), the 3-year-old cable channel devoted to medical news, has scheduled five new series to kick off between March 26 and May 1.
Showtime renewed its half-hour comedies series "Rude Awakening" and "Linc's" for a second season, Showtime programming chief Jerry Offsay said Wednesday.
In an arrangement that initiates second-phase digital dealings in Spain, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment has inked an exclusive 29-pic accord with Spanish digital platform Via Digital.
Give the Mouse House credit for bringing a little emotional heft to the Sunday-7 p.m. family block with this stark and surprisingly vivid rendering of the events leading up to the notorious 1965…
Barry Diller's USA Network has landed the exclusive broadcast window to four 1998 Universal theatricals, including "Out of Sight" and "Bride of Chucky."
The Tuesday premiere of Eddie Murphy's "The PJs" has given Fox the same kind of warm and fuzzy Nielsens the "foamation" comedy delivered with its Sunday, Jan. 10, preview.