Puppeteer Shari Lewis, the Emmy-winning children's entertainer who charmed youngsters for decades with her furry sidekicks Lamb Chop, Charlie Horse and Hush Puppy, died Sunday of pneumonia at…
Discovery Communications' YCTV (Your Choice TV) -- which repeated episodes of some TV shows at more convenient times for cable subscribers who couldn't program their VCRs -- has folded its operation.
Mike Judge, who co-created Fox's animated hit "King of the Hill" and created MTV's infamous "Beavis & Butt-head," has inked a four-year development deal with 20th Century Fox TV worth an estimated…
No doubt, Hank Hill would chalk up his family's success in the syndie marketplace to its unwavering faith in God, Country and Football.
Warner Bros. has sewn up deals that will keep "ER" stars Anthony Edwards and Noah Wyle in scrubs through the 2001-2002 season at record salaries for a drama, insiders said.
Laurie Younger was promoted to senior VP and chief financial officer for ABC Inc., ABC Inc. president Robert Iger announced Monday, as expected (Daily Variety, Aug. 3).
"Getting Personal" has gotten off to a poor start in its intended fall timeslot, equaling the lowest Friday 8:30-9 p.m. rating in Fox history.
Luke Perry is moving back to his old primetime ZIP Code. The "Beverly Hills, 90210" star is returning next season to the Aaron Spelling-produced Fox drama and has inked a development deal with 20th…
The European Commission has sent a letter to media giant Bertelsmann warning the company against another try at forming an alliance with Leo Kirch on digital TV, according to press reports here.
Univision's Gotham O&O WXTV will add a 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscast to its weekend sked starting Aug. 8.
The Munich-based Kirch Group has filed suit against the European Commission's ban of its proposed digital pay TV merger with Bertelsmann-affiliated CLT-UFA.