The FCC took the first step toward setting a standard for the so-called V-chip that one day will allow almost every TV set sold in the U.S. to block programming based on its content rating.
This probably won't make embattled ABC Entertainment prexy Jamie Tarses feel any more secure, but production begins today on an episode of CBS' "Diagnosis Murder" with a plot that involves the murder…
Nickelodeon has signed a one-year deal with Burger King Corp. for three kids-meal promotions valued at an estimated $30 million in media support.
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The 13th annual Mipcom TV trade show wound down Monday with record attendance of 10,000 --- for the first time rivaling its elder sister, the international sales bazaar Mip TV, which is held in April.
Showtime expects to begin casting on a six-hour miniseries "The Life & Times of Joseph Bonanno" toward the end of the year, with shooting to start next March. At about $13 million, the project…
European top independent production company Endemol Entertainment is in late-stage negotiations in at least five Latin American territories for the sale of classic formats such as the "Soundmixshow,"…
Capitalizing on Asia's love of action series, major Oz producer-distrib Southern Star sold 235 hours of programming to AXN, Columbia TriStar's new Asian satellite channel, at Mipcom.
Granada Entertainment USA has tapped two veteran telefilm producers, Jon Cowan and Robert Rovner, to spearhead the company's push into TV movie and miniseries production.
Smart, the research strategy which hopes eventually to challenge Nielsen's monopoly in national and local delivery of TV ratings, has signed three more industry players as clients: ad agency Ogilvy…
Bob Boden has been tabbed as VP of development and production for FX Networks, overseeing the cabler's development and production of original programming.
CBS today will embrace a new demographic target --- 35-to-54-year-olds --- in an attempt to put a better face on its ratings.