UPN is not letting the Sinclair stations switch to the WB TV Network without a fight. On Friday night, UPN sent a letter to the WB and Sinclair claiming the station group failed to take appropriate…
Using a bait-and-switch approach, TNT and Galen Films coax viewers to view "Big Guns Talk: The Story of the Western." Promising to explore "myths, legends, heroes, stars, history and the tremendous…
Quincy Jones and David Salzman spent most of Thursday working feverishly on the Monday premiere of their new latenight strip "Vibe," even as word surfaced that the pair are in the process of…
Yet another reality show surfaces with a six-week trial run. This one's an extension of the late Robert Ripley's original concept of startling, sometimes unbelievable, subjects such as cobra…
The USA Network and its sister Sci-Fi Channel are in the midst of a $7.5 million on-air TV branding campaign that includes USA's first-ever broadcast media buy.
France's giant pay TV operator Canal Plus Thursday reported provisional consolidated revenue of 6.264 billion French francs ($1.01 billion) for the first six months of 1997, a gain of 15.2% from the…
NBC and Warner Bros. TV have struck an agreement to renew the web's Thursday night sitcom "Friends" through the 1999-2000 season, the network confirmed Thursday.
A Delaware Chancery Court judge said Thursday that he will rule in September on the dispute between Viacom Inc. and Seagram Co. over their USA Networks partnership. But he urged the two companies to…
HSN Inc. reported a 41% hike in operating cash flow for the second quarter, driven by increased sales at Home Shopping Network in spite of slower-than-expected growth in its broadcasting division.
Darryl (Chill) Mitchell, who was last seen as the lunch-counter owner on NBC's "The John Larroquette Show," has been signed to star in the network's new Kirstie Alley sitcom, "Veronica's Closet."