King World Intl. has acquired the exclusive rights to distribute abroad the two-hour special "Scared Straight! 20 Years Later" hosted by Danny Glover and produced by Arnold Shapiro Prods.
HBO execs may know a good thing when they see it, they just don't always know what to do with it -- the prime example being this Academy Award-nominated series. Each tale drawn from Geoffrey…
CBS sent "Joan of Arc," Michael Landon, "Dr. Quinn" and the Daytime Emmys to do battle with NBC last week, but it wasn't enough to win the monthlong May sweeps war.
Hoping that lightning can strike twice, Showtime reunites acting powerhouses Jack Lemmon and George C. Scott for another remake of a classic (the first was "12 Angry Men"). In their updated script…
King World Prods.' syndie yakker "The Martin Short Show" has landed on WCBS New York, filling the last major hole in its station lineup in preparation for its fall bow.
While Fox cut the majority of reality shows from its fall schedule, the network has ordered three reality series as backups.
TV's annual upfront ad buying derby is off to a fast and furious start, with advertisers said to be lining up early to do deals for early morning and evening news programs and with the red hot WB.
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Europe will ink an agreement for the acquisition of a stake in Italy's second digital TV platform, Stream, on Saturday, Murdoch's representative for European affairs and…
Studios USA is in for a fight with some of its "Jerry Springer" station affils over the distrib's decision to rein in the bleeps, brawls and bods that have become a staple of the raucous syndie…
Channel 4 has signed up 100,000 subscribers for its pay movie service FilmFour, just six months after it launched. This puts FilmFour solidly on course to exceed its target of 150,000 subs by the end…
NBC plans to double-pump episodes of "Law & Order" and "Will & Grace" this summer, while launching the reality series "You Asked for It."