On July 24, when the 51st Emmy nominees are announced, 10 sets of producers will have approximately two weeks to play poker --- Emmy poker.
Bloomberg Television, stymied in attempts to gain carriage on Time Warner's New York City cable system, has bought its way into the market by leasing time from Paxson Communications, the new owner of…
Having a solid pedigree in Emmyville carries the same merits as having famous parents in the real world. It will definitely open a lot of doors along the way, but once you're in, you'd better have…
To promote the mob miniseries "The Last Don," CBS passed out flyers to moviegoers waiting in line at cinemas to see the 25th anniversary rerelease of "The Godfather."
Warner Bros. TV has had some preliminary conversations with Witt-Thomas Prods. president Gary Levine about taking over as executive VP of creative affairs at the studio, sources say.
"Is Redd Foxx mad at you?" With these tender words, in the world according to Garry Shandling, a career in standup comedy was born.
There's no question that informational programming is on the rise. With more than 150,000 hours of programming annually, the once nearly defunct genre has made a dramatic comeback --- thus making the…
Former CBS prexy Peter Lund's a golf fan, but team owners are hoping he'll trade in his clubs for a baseball cap.
European Union officials and politicians in Bonn are attacking what they term the privileged position of German pubcasters ARD and ZDF.
When it comes to the subject of cable and the Primetime Emmy Awards --- as with the CableAce Awards --- one truth remains evident: There is HBO, and then there is everybody else.
More signs that Columbia TriStar Television Distribution is seriously considering bringing out a syndie talk-variety show hosted by Donny & Marie Osmond: Dick Clark Prods. is shooting footage for a…