As expected, Jeffrey Schlesinger will become president of Warner Bros. Intl. TV Distribution, replacing Michael Jay Solomon, who resigned last week (Daily Variety, Feb. 7) to set up his own company.
Creative Artists Agency has signed a three-year deal with Comedy Central to use the ad-supported cable network as a laboratory for CAA clients with offbeat projects that the agency would package.
NBC has ordered seven episodes of filmmaker Michael Moore's newsmagazine parody "TV Nation" for broadcast on the web this summer.
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Sunday Night Football
Sunday Night Football1Rating: 7.6 Share: 21 Viewers (Millions): 19.4 Network: NBC
60 Minutes2Rating: 2.8 Share: 8 Viewers (Millions): 10.8 Network: CBS
Big Brother3Rating: 2.2 Share: 6 Viewers (Millions): 7.3 Network: CBS
"Babylon 5," the latest addition to Warner Bros.' Prime Time Entertainment Network, saw its ratings dip slightly but still posted solid numbers in its second week.
CBS enjoyed a festive weekend with Nancy Kerrigan and the Joanne Woodward-James Garner combo, taking firm control of the February sweeps right from the start. The Eye web dominated the Jan. 31-Feb. 6…
Fingerhut Companies Inc. will join Viacom Inc. in its experiment with home shopping on its MTV, VH1 and Nick at Nite cable nets, the companies said Tuesday.
Brian Lowry: Changing Channels
Rep. Jack Fields (R-Texas), the ranking Republican on the House telecommunications subcommittee, said Tuesday he won't take kindly to further rollbacks in cable TV rates by new FCC chairman Reed…
Serious TV violence that occurs on over-the-air TV is found more often on firstrun syndicated shows than network programming, a new study has found.
"Full House" exec producers Dennis Rinsler and Marc Warren have inked a new exclusive long-term agreement with the show's production company, Warner Bros. TV.