Portman Entertainment and Zenith, two of Britain's leading producers of TV drama and feature films, are about to become one.
"Shirley," the Canadian talkshow whose network run was scuttled before getting a chance to air on ABC, is making its way into syndication with clearances in the U.S.' top two markets, on WPIX in New…
Talent scouts from U.S. TV networks and most of the major studios will be descending on Montreal July 22-Aug. 1 for the 11th edition of the Just For Laughs comedy fest, which will feature more than…
Perry Simon, the senior exec within NBC Entertainment behind Warren Littlefield, is leaving his post as exec VP of primetime programs and entering into a non-exclusive production arrangement with the…
Showtime Networks confirmed Wednesday that it has concluded a $ 200 million-plus renewal deal with TriStar Pictures (Daily Variety, June 23) that will give the pay cable service the rights to 75…
Lancit Media Prods. is developing the Caroline B. Cooney young-adult novel "The Cheerleader" as an ABC Afterschool Special. Jeffrey Kindley will script, with Lancit's Cecily Truett, Larry Lancit and…
In what could end up as a breakthrough on the thorny issue of retransmission consent, the third largest cable operator in the U.S., Continental Cablevision, has agreed to pay the ABC- and…
CBS has moved back into first place in the primetime Nielsens race, bookending the July 5-11 week with Monday-Tuesday and Saturday-Sunday victories that left the competition far behind.
In response to QVC's bid on Monday to merge with Home Shopping Network, HSN's board was reshuffled and a committee was appointed to review the offer.
CBS Entertainment exec VP Peter Tortorici has been named to a one-year term as president of the Hollywood Radio and Television Society.