In a surprise move, Castle Rock Entertainment decided to renew its theatrical-movie output deal with the Showtime Networks for as many as 50 pictures through the end of 1999. Sources say Showtime…
France's television regulatory body CSA is to take over license renewal negotiations with pay TV giant Canal Plus from the government-appointed negotiator Jacques Friedmann.
Billy Graham helped put a damper on CBS' so-called "halo effect" from the Winter Olympics as ABC survived a furious weekend assault by the Eye network to take Nielsen gold for the March 7-13 week.
Morning television is coming to Malaysia. Final technical glitches are being ironed out at broadcasters TV1 and TV3 as they prepare to accommodate 10 additional hours daily.
New family sitcom goes down as fast and easy as tapioca. Emphasis is put on Gaby Hoffmann, daughter of Andy Warhol "superstar" Viva, playing the vivacious, conniving center of the piece. Program, up…
MCA TV is believed to be close to a deal to clear "The Suzanne Somers Show" on ABC-owned WLS-TV in Chicago, which would air the series in the 11 p.m.-midnight latenight slot.
Tribune Broadcasting's WPIX-TV New York has struck a deal with Columbia TriStar Television Distribution for reruns of the NBC hit "Seinfeld" at a price between $ 140,000 and $ 150,000 per week, or $…
CBS has resurrected its television network division and elevated Peter Lund to president, in effect making him the No. 3 man in the company behind CBS chairman/chief executive Laurence Tisch and…
Purportedly fact-based, "Sin and Redemption" is a lot less lurid than advance promos or the title would indicate. Thanks to sharp script, direction, music and acting, many viewers might forgive the…
Edgar Scherick is among a handful of producers vying for the rights to produce a TV movie about figure skating gold medalist Oksana Baiul for CBS. Contrary to what was reported Monday, a final…