NBC appears likely to get itself an O&O station in Dallas after all. Investment firm Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst on Wednesday upped its bid for Lin Television to the tune of $2 billion, surpassing a…
A week before Halloween, Dr. Death speaks out! In connection with HBO's airing next month of the docu "Calling Dr. Kevorkian: A Date With Dr. Death," the usually press-shy physician and his attorney…
HBO and United Broadcasting & Entertainment have decided to sell Citadel Entertainment. A release from the companies said they are "in the early stages of discussion with potential buyers."
NBC on Wednesday announced that Sam Neill, Isabella Rossellini, Rutger Hauer, Martin Short and Helena Bonham Carter will star in NBC's miniseries "Merlin," which is set to air during the May sweeps.
Television could be the lifeboat that American democracy needs, if broadcasters would agree to air campaign commercials for free, Vice President Al Gore said at Wednesday's opening meeting of a…
Facing stiff World Series competition, ABC's premiere of the Tuesday 8:30 p.m. Tim Curry sitcom "Over the Top" placed third in households and fell 14% below the net's timeslot debut last season in…
Nelvana, Canada's largest animation producer, announced Tuesday that it has inked a deal to acquire Windlight Studios, a Minneapolis-based 3-D TV producer.
Nickelodeon's Fourth Annual Big Help-a-thon held Sunday in Santa Monica generated some 8 million phone calls from kids nationwide, pledging a total of more than 85 million volunteer hours. Whoopi…
The bell will ring today in the first round of a battle royale among broadcasters, bureaucrats and public-interest advocates over what, if any, new obligations TV stations should be saddled with in…
Charles Grodin has inked a deal with CNBC to continue as host of his nightly "Charles Grodin" hourlong talkshow for a fourth season.
The volume of Australian film and TV production in the 12 months ending June 30 jumped by 23% over the prior year to A$366 million ($267 million) --- but the bad news for the Aussie industry was the…