Merv Griffin has sided with Sony Pictures Entertainment in its legal battle with King World Prods. over the gameshow "Hollywood Squares."
The WB netlet's Sunday-night premiere averaged a 4.0 household rating and 6 share in overnight markets, which was up 14% in rating from last year's 3.5/6 Sunday debut.
A spicy "Gumbo" and smooth "R&B '98" specials are headed for syndication. House of Blues Entertainment and the Larry Thompson Organization are teaming to produce a new weekly music/pop culture hour…
The sixth-largest cable operator in the U.S., CSC (Cablevision Systems Corp.), will create a new all-foreign-film network called World Cinema.
Italy's top film producer and distributor, Vittorio Cecchi Gori, has joined forces with former RAI general director and state-owned telecom company STET president Biagio Agnes.
NBC paid huge renewal fees to hold onto "Seinfeld," justifying the payout with the promise it would get substantial increases in ad rates from Madison Avenue. In this case, the proud Peacock was…
Fox Kids Worldwide has begun the process of taking over IFE (Intl. Family Entertainment), and will lay off 45 employees in IFE's Virginia Beach, Va., headquarters as of Oct. 10.
ABC's "Good Morning America" threw a farewell party Friday for Joan Lunden, ending a 20-year tenure on the ayem show.
Lance B. Taylor on Friday was named vice president of current comedy programming at Fox Broadcasting Co., replacing Mark Ganshirt, who left the company the same day.
Thursday night's "MTV Video Music Awards" telecast earned the show the third-highest ratings in its 14-year history: a 7.5 rating/12 share in MTV homes, or some 5.2 million households. It represents…
Former Republic Pictures VP Bonnie Sugar has teamed with entrepreneur Rosalyn Bazar to form Greenwich Entertainment, a new film and TV production company.