New Regency TV and producer Bob DeBrino's Canterbury Films are developing a miniseries based on the Boston College point-shaving case, a sports gambling scandal involving "GoodFellas" protagonist…
Add another million households to the ratings pie. Nielsen Media Research on Monday made its annual adjustment to TV household estimate, upping the total U.S. TV universe from 97 million to 98…
Gordon Manning, a onetime senior news executive with both CBS News and NBC News, has been elected prexy of the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Foundation…
Buena Vista TV has given two thumbs up to "Siskel & Ebert" producer Stuart Cleland, promoting the longtime staff member to executive producer.
There are more dim bulbs than an old string of Christmas lights in this latest entry by UPN in the sitcom derby. While its stylish and provocative "Silk Stalkings"-type opening is an eye-catcher, the…
Three days after landing one of the choice 11 new dial positions on Time Warner's million-subscriber cable system in New York City, CNN/SI has begun allowing cable operators to insert up to six hours…
Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst's $2.1 billion acquisition of SFX Broadcasting, confirmed Monday, brings to $3.8 billion the money spent on broadcasting by the Dallas investment firm in just the past two…
Ellen DeGeneres, who is nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards in three categories this year, has been confirmed as a presenter at the 49th annual ceremony being telecast Sept. 14 on CBS.
HBO's reign as the first cable network to top the tally of Primetime Emmy Awards nominations is officially over.
Adding another block to the foundation of its nascent TV division, Polygram TV has tapped Saban Entertainment veteran Mark Lieber to spearhead the company's push into the worldwide kidvid arena.
France has become the latest European territory to open its doors to children's channel Fox Kids Network, following in the footsteps of the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.