The pay-per-view industry this year will eclipse the $1 billion mark in collective revenue for the first time, according to an annual PPV industry overview presented Wednesday by Showtime Event TV…
Steve Glick at the William Morris Agency put together Granada Entertainment’s pilot deal for the sitcom “Sunnyside Farm” with CBS, and Pearson TV’s pilot and script deals with NBC. The wrong agent…
With much fanfare, Lowell (Bud) Paxson formally unveiled his bid Wednesday to launch a new broadcast network with family-friendly programming.
On the heels of a third-year pickup by the NBC O&O group, the syndie magazine strip "Access Hollywood" has secured timeslot upgrades in seven markets.
Trent Jones has been upped to vice president of current programs at Warner Bros. TV. Jones will now head the current department, following Steve Pearlman's promotion to senior vice president of drama…
In his first major initiative since assuming his new job as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, William Kennard has launched a top-to-bottom review of the broadcast ownership rules.
Maryland Public Television has partnered with Montreal-based producer Cinar Films to promote its kids puppet show "Wimzie's House" in the U.S.
Michael Eisner will counterprogram himself Sunday. The Disney topper will fill his customary role introducing "The Wonderful World of Disney" on ABC, where the theatrical "The Santa Clause" will…
NBC and Tribeca Prods. have cast Nick Turturro and Tom Sizemore to star in the "Sammy the Bull" miniseries. Sources say the web is also in talks with actress Debi Mazar.
Tribune Entertainment has signed a domestic longform TV distribution deal with U.K.-based Hamdon Entertainment.