ESPN, USA Networks, Discovery Networks and Lifetime TV have joined the list of those affiliating with SMART (Systems for Measuring and Reporting Television), the Statistics Research Inc. initiative…
Can a young woman coming off of a horrid childhood outwit a psychopathic killer who possesses an extraordinarily strong olfactory sense? This is the pressing question driving "Intensity," an…
It will be announced today that Court TV is joining forces with Tele-Communications Inc., MediaOne, Cablevision Systems Corp., Time Warner Cable and Marcus Cable on a broad-based public service…
Sinclair Communications CEO-designate Barry Baker sent a letter to UPN on Monday contesting the netlet's claim that the Sinclair stations failed to legally end their affiliation agreements and…
Howard Davine, vice president, business affairs at Walt Disney Television, has been named president of Starlight Children's Foundation, succeeding Peter Samuelson, who has served for 14 years.
The Disney sitcom pilot starring comedian Dave Chappelle ("The Nutty Professor") is now in development at Fox Broadcasting Co., according to insiders.
Cable News Network is close to naming longtime ABC News producer Rick Kaplan to a new No. 2 post at the cable-news web.
Viacom is cloning its paycable networks Showtime, the Movie Channel, Flix and Sundance Channel at almost manic speed, adding eight new multiplex "screens" in the next year to push the total up to 20.
Big Ticket Television, which produces the sitcom "Moesha" and the syndie strip "Judge Judy," is expanding its development and production staff. Bill Sanders has been upped to the No. 2 position, and…
The U.K.'s second-biggest cable operator, Telewest, and communications group NTL are in early talks about a possible merger.
In the equivalent of a custody dispute erupting 20 years after a divorce, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has made an issue of the fact that its estranged counterpart --- the…