CNN's special hour-long edition of its "Burden of Proof" show featuring the cable news network's first full post-murder interview with O.J. Simpson tripled the program's average rating for the second…
NBC, arguably the most Web-savvy web around due to its longstanding connection with Microsoft Corp., announced a new alliance Monday by teaming with search-engine heavyweight Yahoo! Inc. to construct…
Projects and programs on ABC, HBO and PBS were announced Tuesday as winners of 1997 Governors Emmy Awards from the Board of Governors of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, which will be…
The week-old cease-fire pledge over TV ratings apparently does not extend to Federal Communications Commission chairman Reed Hundt, who is expected to endorse, at a Senate hearing today, a bill that…
USA Networks entertainment prexy Rod Perth, who has been rumored as a leading candidate to replace Lucie Salhany heading up the United Paramount Network, has instead re-upped with USA in a multiyear…
Veteran TV writer-producer Dean Hargrove has inked an exclusive two-year deal with Columbia TriStar TV worth close to $2 million a year, sources say.
The first graduating class of Cartoon Network's "World Premiere Toons" finds "Cow and Chicken" and "Johnny Bravo" with their own primetime series, joining the ranks of "Dexter's Laboratory." "Cow and…
Will Tracey Ullman take on syndication? Sources say the British sketch comedy maven has had conversations with execs at Eyemark Entertainment about a possible syndie variety show for fall 1998.
In the biggest TV affiliate switch since Fox snagged the New World stations in 1994, the WB TV Network has agreed to pay the Sinclair Broadcast Group $84 million over 10 years for converting five of…
Channel V, Star TV's music channel, has launched a new 24-hour service in Japan. Known as Channel V Intl., it is broadcast through the Japanese digital platform PerfecTV.