NBC will gain a new O&O station in Hartford, Conn., in a swap with Viacom's Paramount Station Group, which in turn will get two small stations operated under local marketing agreements that will be…
NBC and Warner Bros. TV have struck an agreement to renew the web's Thursday night sitcom "Friends" through the 1999-2000 season, the network confirmed Thursday.
HSN Inc. reported a 41% hike in operating cash flow for the second quarter, driven by increased sales at Home Shopping Network in spite of slower-than-expected growth in its broadcasting division.
Universal TV’s “Jerry Springer” scored an all-time high national Nielsen rating in the week ending July 20. Information was wrong in Thursday’s syndie ratings story. * * * Adam Dishell is VP, Central…
Mike Medavoy's Phoenix Pictures has hired Hallmark Entertainment's Marc Lorber to lead the company's first foray into the TV business.
A Delaware Chancery Court judge said Thursday that he will rule in September on the dispute between Viacom Inc. and Seagram Co. over their USA Networks partnership. But he urged the two companies to…
If you're among the millions of TV viewers who smiled the first time you saw computer-animated polar bears sipping Coca-Cola, then you've noticed the work of director Henry Anderson.
A criminal judge formally indicted the popular host of a gossip show Wednesday on charges of copyright violation, renewing a threat to the survival of one of TV Azteca's top programs just as the…
Even though Ellen DeGeneres is gone from United Talent Agency, she has not been forgotten.
The House voted 345-85 in favor a final budget agreement Wednesday that includes a provision that will provide every TV station in the country with a second channel to launch a digital service.
Hot days and fresh shows propelled Universal TV's "Jerry Springer" to its highest national rating in more than two years, according to Nielsen Media Research's syndie ratings report for the week…