On the eve of their upcoming launches, competing personalized digital video recording services TiVo and Replay Networks have inked investment deals with several media players and partners, including…
Sean Patrick Flanery ("Young Indiana Jones Chronicles"), Joe Viterelli ("Analyze This") and Guy Torry ("American History X") have been cast in the UPN pilot "The Strip" from Warner Bros. TV and Joel…
Kathy McCormick has inked a two-year overall deal with Studios USA worth about $2 million.
Go take on the daytime TV audience: Radio shrink Dr. Laura Schlessinger is close to inking a syndie talkshow deal with Paramount Domestic TV.
Hawaii's governor Ben Cayetano personally beseeched members of the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical State Employees to accept wage cuts to get TV show "Baywatch" to move here rather than Australia.
UPN has pulled the plug on its Friday drama "Legacy," according to sources, while Fox is preempting its "World's Wildest Police Videos" series for the May sweeps.
Fox O&O KTTV and Univision flagship KMEX paced the local primetime race in the key adults 18-49 demo during the February sweep, according to Nielsen's just-released demographic ratings breakdown.
David E. Kelley-produced kudo magnets "Ally McBeal" and "The Practice" have struck again, picking up a pair of prestigious Peabody Awards.
Acme Television, the station group headed by WB Network chief Jamie Kellner, has taken the curious step of trading its WB affiliate station in Albuquerque, N.M., for the UPN affil in the market.
Fox and ABC got the biggest premieres and CBS had hoops, but the March 22-28 primetime Nielsens win has gone to NBC thanks to a timely Tuesday-Wednesday rally.
NBC remained ahead of the evening news pack during the first three months of 1999, snagging a Nielsen victory in the key news demo of adults 25-54 for the 10th consecutive quarter.