Animator John Kricfalusi is in talks with Warner Bros. about producing new animated theatrical shorts based on his own characters.
Most syndie vets held firm or gained ground coming out of Thanksgiving week, which encompassed the final few days of the November sweeps, while many frosh and sophomore entries tumbled in the Nielsen…
The ABC network is working on a deal with Paul McCartney in which the ex-Beatle would become a spokesman for the network, music industry executives said.
The Fox Television Stations have extended their contract with CNN for one year to augment Fox News Service feeds, despite Fox Inc. chairman Rupert Murdoch's announcement with much fanfare last June…
The lower house of Italian parliament approved legislation yesterday that brings Italy's 1990 TV law in line with the EC Television Without Frontiers directive on advertising and sponsorship.
Cable News Network is expected to announce today that it's joining forces with German all-news channel NTV to produce the company's first 24-hour-a-day, German-language all-news channel, CNN…
Genesis Entertainment has surprised stations by seeking renewals for a second season of "The Whoopi Goldberg Show," a high-profile talker that performed under ratings expectations during its first…
Producer Mark Goodson has been selected for induction into the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame, becoming the 57th person so honored.
A U.S. District Court panel yesterday voted 2-1 to separate cable industry challenges to the new cable reregulation law, and to allow Judge Thomas Jackson to rule solely on the merits of the entire…
QVC Network's latest filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission reveals just why Barry Diller bought a major stake in the home shopping channel last week.
With an eye toward increased programming for the endless channel capacity of the future, ESPN has created the American Sports Awards, to be telecast on March 4.