Lancit Media Prods. is developing the Caroline B. Cooney young-adult novel "The Cheerleader" as an ABC Afterschool Special. Jeffrey Kindley will script, with Lancit's Cecily Truett, Larry Lancit and…
Showtime Networks confirmed Wednesday that it has concluded a $ 200 million-plus renewal deal with TriStar Pictures (Daily Variety, June 23) that will give the pay cable service the rights to 75…
Talent scouts from U.S. TV networks and most of the major studios will be descending on Montreal July 22-Aug. 1 for the 11th edition of the Just For Laughs comedy fest, which will feature more than…
The Eye Web gave a big wink to Wall Street Wednesday, reporting significantly improved second-quarter operating results. The investment community embraced the news, pushing the stock of CBS up $ 8.75…
Although there was heavy trading in Home Shopping Network Inc. shares Wednesday, a spokeswoman for the company said she wasn't aware of any corporate developments -- including any new development…
A television programming advisory committee is considering recommendations that the series "Beverly Hills, 90210" be pulled by the Singapore Broadcasting Corp., a newspaper reported Tuesday.
D.C. insiders predict rough sledding in Congress for the restructured funding of public TV suggested in a report Tuesday from the Twentieth Century Fund.
In response to QVC's bid on Monday to merge with Home Shopping Network, HSN's board was reshuffled and a committee was appointed to review the offer.
George J. Krieger, president and chief executive officer of CBS/Fox Video, will leave that position and return to Fox Inc. to help the company develop new business opportunities for expansion.
Following a resurgence in popularity on MTV, the "Speed Racer" series is about to whiz back into firstrun syndication this September with a younger-skewing animated weekly version.
Before they launch in the United Kingdom this fall, the latest batch of American cable channels to cross the Atlantic must find the answers to some tough questions.