Broadcasters frequently complain about the media attention and ad dollars lavished on basic cable nets, arguing that even the lowest-rated network show usually draws more eyeballs than the top-rated…
ABC is off to a hot start with its late-season Wednesday rookies "Norm" and "It's like, you know...," while CBS' "Payne" has suffered another series of Wednesday injuries.
In a bid to expand the core aud for auto racing while hyping the Eye web's 1999-2000 fall sked, CBS Corp. is partnering with NASCAR to launch a 25-city rock music festival this summer.
ESPN exec VP of production Howard Katz is ankling the cabler to become president of ABC Sports -- an unexpected appointment designed, at least in part, to shore up sagging morale at the key Alphabet…
A "Pokemon"-powered Kids' WB continues to set ratings records, last week outscoring all three broadcast network kidvid players for the first time.
Its characters may have those same googly eyes and four-fingered hands, but it's obvious from the get-go that "Futurama" ain't "The Simpsons" -- Matt Groening pedigree or no Matt Groening pedigree…
If political campaign contributions are any indication of the final outcome of the current struggle between broadcasters and satcasters on Capitol Hill, the broadcasting industry must be declared the…
Lifetime has greenlit production on a one-hour pilot, tentatively titled "How Could It Happen," hosted by rock singer Melissa Etheridge.
E! Entertainment TV, which saturated its schedule with a record 11 hours of Oscar day programming March 21, ended up harvesting the best total-day Nielsen rating in its eight-year history.
Morgan Freeman presides as an exec producer over this quality docudrama detailing a still-festering wound from World War II. Yet as passionate and well constructed as "Mutiny" is, it ultimately…
Universal is poised to re-establish a presence in the domestic TV biz as it wraps up the drawn-out negotiations regarding the remaining assets of Polygram Filmed Entertainment and Brillstein-Grey…