Most of syndication took a hit during the Thanksgiving holiday week, but college football preemptions and the busiest travel day of the year couldn't stop Universal TV's "Jerry Springer" from hitting…
Forming a potent partnership, Polygram Filmed Entertainment will join Warner Bros. and Spanish film and TV conglom Sogecable in a new three-way theatrical film distribution alliance in Spain.
Two days after a Baltimore court ruled in favor of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Los Angeles Superior Court has issued a stay in UPN's lawsuit challenging the station group's planned affiliate switch to…
UNITED KINGDOM Andrea Calderwood has been appointed head of production at Pathe Pictures, one of three companies that were awarded lottery production franchises by the Arts Council of England in May…
MTV has ordered another 65 episodes of its latenight strip "Loveline" from Stone Stanley Prods., which is hoping to take the series out in syndication when MTV's exclusive window is up in fall 1998.
Despite fierce competition from Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night on NBC, the "51st Annual Tony Awards" on CBS scored the telecast's highest overnight rating in at least four years --- pulling…
Nielsen Media Research said TV ratings produced by its would-be rival, Statistical Research Inc. (SRI), will be at least 12% higher because of a decision to include bystanders who aren't watching…
The new Tuesday 10 p.m. timeslot premiere of the CBS newsmag "48 Hours" fell below the slot's average with "Dellaventura" and below the Thursday 10 p.m. average for the newsmag.
Ever wonder how Leo the MGM lion unwinds after a hard day at the studio? MGM Animation and Claster Television plan to lift the veil on Leo's home life in an upcoming syndie cartoon series, "The…
CBS Sports laid out its promotional campaign for the 1998 Winter Olympics and announced a promotional partnership with Coca-Cola's Minute Maid division at a press briefing Wednesday.
A whopping 198 feature films, 35 foreign features, 126 TV series and 125 miniseries/telefilms have been submitted to the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. for Golden Globe Award consideration, HFPA prexy…