A&E and History Channel, which together will spin off about $400 million in revenues for 1997, have rewarded two of their top executives with promotions: Brooke Bailey Johnson and Dan Davids, upped…
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.
Sunday's two-hour premiere episode of the MGM Worldwide TV Group series "Stargate SG-1" generated for Showtime's highest-ever ratings for a series premiere and ranks as the highest-rated original…
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."
NBC will gain a new O&O station in Hartford, Conn., in a swap with Viacom's Paramount Station Group, which in turn will get two small stations operated under local marketing agreements that will be…
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.
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.
Universal TV’s “Jerry Springer” scored an all-time high national Nielsen rating in the week ending July 20. Information was wrong in Thursday’s syndie ratings story. * * * Adam Dishell is VP, Central…
Mike Medavoy's Phoenix Pictures has hired Hallmark Entertainment's Marc Lorber to lead the company's first foray into the TV business.
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…
If you're among the millions of TV viewers who smiled the first time you saw computer-animated polar bears sipping Coca-Cola, then you've noticed the work of director Henry Anderson.