The major syndie distribs are gathering in Gotham today to unveil an overhauled industry trade org dedicated to channeling more TV advertising dollars into syndicated programming.
MTV pulled its channel off the air in Amsterdam July 4 leaving the city and its surrounding vicinity the only European capital areas that cannot receive the international music channel.
Hank Azaria has won an Emmy for outstanding voiceover performance in the role of convenience store operator Apu on "The Simpsons."
The Box signed a new affiliate agreement with Comcast Corp., which will add 500,000 additional subscribers in Philadelphia and Union, N.J., to the video music channel.
The July sweeps have reinforced the pattern over the last few years of cable networks' pulling audience shares away from the Big Four broadcast networks.
UPN flagship WWOR will shift programming gears in latenight next month, trading gab in favor of guffaws for the first time in five years.
Firstrun programming is beginning to shake the networks out of their summer lethargy, at least on Tuesdays.
"Farm Aid," the annual 6-hour benefit concert for family farmers, will move from CBS Cable's the Nashville Network to its smaller sister channel, Country Music Television.
ABC Entertainment is expected within the next few days to announce a slew of executive changes in the comedy department, including the promotion of Carolyn Ginsburg Carlson to senior vice president…
In the face of increasingly dire financial forecasts for the long-troubled studio, MGM has halted all TV series development, the studio confirmed Wednesday.