Acme Television, the upstart TV station group helmed by WB CEO Jamie Kellner, has made a deal with Roberts Broadcasting Co. that will bring two stations -- one in Provo, Utah, and the other in Santa…
NBC affiliates are open to the idea of giving back some ad time to the network to help pay for the $13 million-an-episode "ER," affiliate board members indicated Monday.
John Malone's pay-TV network Starz will lay out a record $40 million this year to promote the channel's exclusive windows for such titles as "The English Patient," "Liar Liar" and "Ransom" under the…
CBS walked away with the most nominations Monday as the Directors Guild of America announced its nominees for best directing of daytime serials and children's programs. Of five nominations, four went…
Feature film director Mick Jackson ("Volcano") has inked a deal to direct a 20th Century Fox drama pilot for ABC.
CBS' Nagano Olympics made a big comeback Sunday night, scoring a 20 rating/30 share, according to pre-liminary national ratings from Nielsen Media Research.
An Olympic-sized lead-in wasn't enough to put CBS' David Letterman over the top in his nightly contest against NBC's Jay Leno last week, but it did help CBS close the gap.
A memorial service for Gary Nardino, former head of television production at Paramount and Orion, will take place Wednesday on the Paramount lot.
In a move that could significantly increase its TV profile, the Jim Henson Co. has hired former Fox Kids Worldwide vice chairman Margaret Loesch to be president of its newly created Jim Henson TV…
Jon Rothschild, a producer, production designer and set builder, died Jan. 30 of heart failure after a two-week hospitalization at West Hills Columbia Medical Center. He was 54.
On the heels of its much-buzzed November sweeps series on health code violations at Los Angeles County restaurants, KCBS and its dogged investigative reporter/culinary cop Joel Grover exposed yet…