After a crisis in the mid-1990s and a stabilization last year, the annual Monte Carlo television market (Feb. 23-26) has reported that marketing efforts have paid off.
On a windy night in L.A. Wednesday, L.A. Fox Inc.'s home page on the World Wide Web suddenly disappeared and was replaced by ... a very strange reference to the network's hit show "The X-Files"!
Tribune Entertainment has struck a deal with NBC Enterprises and Peter Engel Prods. to launch a new syndie weekly series, "Malibu, CA," next fall.
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Universal TV Enterprises has won the bidding war against such powerhouses as Paramount, Warner Bros. and King World for the right to distribute a Maury Povich-hosted talkshow starting in fall 1998.
A day after being fined by the National Basketball Assn. for comments he made criticizing Turner Broadcasting for renewing its NBA TV rights package at double its previous cost, Tele-Communications…
Forming a potent partnership, Polygram Filmed Entertainment will join Warner Bros. and Spanish film and TV conglom Sogecable in a new three-way theatrical film distribution alliance in Spain.
Two days after a Baltimore court ruled in favor of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Los Angeles Superior Court has issued a stay in UPN's lawsuit challenging the station group's planned affiliate switch to…
UNITED KINGDOM Andrea Calderwood has been appointed head of production at Pathe Pictures, one of three companies that were awarded lottery production franchises by the Arts Council of England in May…
MTV has ordered another 65 episodes of its latenight strip "Loveline" from Stone Stanley Prods., which is hoping to take the series out in syndication when MTV's exclusive window is up in fall 1998.
Nielsen Media Research said TV ratings produced by its would-be rival, Statistical Research Inc. (SRI), will be at least 12% higher because of a decision to include bystanders who aren't watching…
Despite fierce competition from Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night on NBC, the "51st Annual Tony Awards" on CBS scored the telecast's highest overnight rating in at least four years --- pulling…