NBC's "Sleepwalkers" has taken another backward step toward a possible quick hook, fading 19% behind its 18-49 lead-in from "The Pretender" in preliminary national Nielsens for Saturday, Nov. 8.
Satcaster British Sky Broadcasting and Cable & Wireless Communications, the U.K.'s biggest cable operator, have announced an alliance for the launch of 200 digital channels next spring, likely making…
Ellis Mercantile Co. --- established in 1908 to provide the entertainment industry with handprops, weapons and other objects for use in features, TV shows and commercials --- has been acquired by…
NBC has filed a lawsuit in Mexican court seeking more than $300 million in damages from Banca Serfin, the financial institution appointed by NBC as its trustee to hold stock warrants and payments in…
Mary Tyler Moore and Valerie Harper, who starred as best friends in the 1970s classic "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," are in talks with several networks about reprising their roles from the seminal show…
Barbara Hall, a consulting producer on the CBS drama "Chicago Hope," has inked a two-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV worth $1.5 million-$2 million, sources say.
So how's this for weird? HBO is in development with a project titled "The Deena Mullen Story," a one-hour comedy special centered by Mullen.
Heard it through the grapevine: Polygram TV is taking "Motown Live" to the syndie marketplace next year. The weekly series, targeted for a fall 1998 syndie bow, will showcase live music and comedy
The National Basketball Assn. is expected to sign new four-year pacts with NBC and TNT as early as this week, potentially doubling their rights fees.
German TV production industry sales are going strong.
Televisa is following TV Azteca's lead and is pulling its own tabloid news show off the air. Anchor Jacobo Zabludovsy announced last week during the nightly news that broadcasts of "Fuera de la Ley"…