The studios have packed up their wares and headed home after spending three days at Gotham's licensing show, which ended Wednesday, seeking to nail down deals with licensees for merchandise tied to…
In an effort to bring the current talks over a new program labeling system to a speedy resolution, the White House is planning a meeting next week that will include kidvid advocates and broadcasters…
The June swoon came a week early for syndicated shows this year --- national ratings for most strips and weeklies were down in the first full week after the May sweeps.
Broadcast networks are wrapping up the last of their upfront sales with modest gains in the late-fringe daypart.
Docudrama, presented in flashback, unfolds like a riveting, if choppy, page-turning novel in telling the heretofore little-known story behind the story of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and the…
The Walt Disney Co.'s DIC Entertainment has signed a licensing deal with Japanese merchandiser Sanrio Ltd. to produce animated vehicles for Hello Kitty and other characters in the Sanrio family.
Claiming her religious beliefs and marriage vows prevent her from playing romantic scenes, an actress has sued the producers of "Good News," a new United Paramount Network series, for allegedly…
In what represents a definitive changing of the guard in the international TV biz, Bruce Gordon is stepping down as president of Paramount Television Intl. and will be replaced by Gary Marenzi…
Universal Studios' parent, Seagram Co., and Viacom haven't reached agreement on a plan to restructure ownership of their jointly owned USA Network nearly a month after a Delaware court ordered them…
Three key Variety experts will be part of the expo panels this year: senior columnist Army Archerd moderates a discussion of "Entertainment News Television," Rex Weiner leads the "To Market, to…
Lara Flynn Boyle has been cast as a regular in the David E. Kelley-produced drama "The Practice," which stars Dylan McDermott, sources said.