New York-based Thirteen/WNET has received an $ 800,000 challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to produce a national documentary series on the American theater.
Paramount, a studio always on the lookout for franchise opportunities, has found one, paying a mid-six against low-seven figure sum for James Patterson's novel "Kiss the Girls."
Producer Martin Ransohoff will make his first foray into longform television with a six-hour miniseries chronicling the life ofWinston Churchill that's in development at CBS. The project will be…
Showtime Networks Inc. and Orion Pictures agreed Tuesday to settle their longstanding dispute over their 1986 exclusive premium TV output deal. The cabler reportedly will pay Orion an undisclosed sum.
Tele-Communications Inc. announced Tuesday that it will launch a 124-channel cable test this month in Mt. Pleasant, a Chicago suburb.
The number of TV station reporters nationwide grew by several hundred last year, but the number of radio journalists fell by a corresponding level.
NBC president Robert Wright has scheduled meetings with all three FCC commissioners today, when it's expected he'll pitch for a relaxation of broadcast ownership rules.
In celebration of its 15th anniversary, cable web Nickelodeon is launching "The Big Help," a public service campaign designed to empower children to perform volunteer service in their communities…
Saying "common sense has prevailed," Academy of Television Arts & Sciences president Richard Frank confirmed a new deal Tuesday to rotate the Primetime Emmy Awards among the three networks and Fox…
USA Networks' April 29 launch of its Latin American network will feature Spanish-language editions of "Entertainment Tonight" and "Hard Copy" airing the same day as their English-lingo counterparts.
The second-highest-rated Academy Awards telecast in 11 years presented ABC with its strongest primetime Nielsen score since Oscar week 1993 and its widest margin of victory in more than three years.