Negotiators for ABC and the National Assn. of Broadcast Employees & Technicians returned to the table last week under a news blackout that by Thursday had fallen apart.
Good news for King World Prods. shareholders: The indie syndie powerhouse has locked up long-term commitments totaling some $2.2 billion in license fees for its three top moneymakers, "The Oprah…
FROM THE WESTERN CABLE SHOW Integrating television and the Internet without government interference continued to be a hot topic Thursday at the Western Cable Show in Anaheim.
FROM THE WESTERN CABLE SHOWBravo's interview series "Inside the Actors Studio" has signed up a list of A-level film talent, including Steven Spielberg and Robert De Niro, for its upcoming shows.
"Armageddon" screenwriter and executive producer Jonathan Hensleigh is the latest prominent filmmaker to try his hand at TV.
FROM THE WESTERN CABLE SHOWIt may be tougher than ever for fledgling cable webs to clear channel space, but a handful of cable nets managed to secure additional distribution at the Western Cable Show…
The Sci-Fi Channel has picked up the Francis Ford Coppola-produced original skein "First Wave" for a March premiere.
FROM THE WESTERN CABLE SHOWAfter only six weeks on the job, Court TV's new prexy and CEO Henry Schleiff unveiled an entirely new primetime and weekend schedule for the legal cable web.
Donald Sutherland and "Party of Five" star Matthew Fox will topline "Behind the Mask," a drama for CBS that will begin filming Tuesday.
WNBC's high-tech news chopper crashed Thursday evening while en route to covering a breaking story in New Jersey.
FROM THE WESTERN CABLE SHOWCable's Odyssey Channel will seek to change its name in the near future.