Joseph K. Lucas has been upped to executive VP of sales and marketing for Paramount Intl. Television. As part of the promotion, Lucas will have an expanded role in directing Par's efforts to produce…
TV stations that have bought Warner Bros.' off-net series "Friends" are anticipating a huge audience delivery in syndication when they start running the episodes five times a week in the fall.
With spirits buoyed by a healthy TV advertising market and a bountiful harvest of new shows, the syndie biz is ready to shout a hearty hurrah as NATPE '98 gets under way in New Orleans this week.
King World Prods. is expected to unveil today a development pact with the NBC-owned stations for a syndie morning strip targeted for a fall 1999 debut.
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Boomer Esiason will replace Frank Gifford as a member of the trio of announcers in the "Monday Night Football" booth on ABC beginning next season, ending Gifford's…
ABC's new Saturday tandem of "Nothing Sacred" and "Cracker" is in hot water after just one try, while the series that replaced "Sacred" on Thursday, "Prey," exhibited a bit more killer instinct in…
James Cameron, who won as director and producer (with Jon Landau) of the best motion picture drama, was asked whether he felt vindicated by the success of “Titanic” following negative reports about…
After more than a year of negotiations, 24 hour movie channel MGM Gold has secured a full time spot on Wharf Cable, the largest cable operator in southeast Asia.
Nominees for the 12th annual Gemini Awards honoring excellence in English language Canadian television were announced Monday by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television.
For the first time in its history, television's WB netlet has tied rival UPN in season-to-date primetime Nielsen averages, and WB did it on the last night before it picks up the five stations from…