With creator David E. Kelley promising to write this season's finale and next season's premiere, CBS is now planning to renew "Chicago Hope" for another season, although several cast members…
Hard times for ‘Hard Copy’ After a decade of scandals and scoops, “Hard Copy” may be on the way out. Ratings for Paramount Domestic TV’s syndie tabmag have been sliding for the past few seasons, and…
The History Channel's new original shows for the 1999-2000 TV season will include a series on the Korean War, the history of advertising and the history of basketball, the cabler announced Tuesday.
The BBC and Discovery have given themselves top marks on their first year's report card, citing exceptional results for BBC America, programming joint ventures and creation of international channels.
FROM NAB CONFERENCEOracle Corp. chairman Larry Ellison issued a challenge to creators of digital video recording systems Monday at the National Assn. of Broadcasters confab here, announcing plans to…
The Oz conservative government's censorship push continues with the introduction of a revised Commercial Television Industry Code of Practice, which includes a new "AV" classification for violent…
Fox Family Channel's premiere of "Michael Jordan: An American Hero" scored a record 4.1 cable universe rating for the web on Sunday night.
While the conflict in Yugoslavia ought to be driving up audience levels for the Big Three evening newscasts, Nielsen data for the four weeks since the NATO-led assault on Kosovo began show just the…
Producer Robert Morton's Panamort Prods. has inked an exclusive multiyear development deal with Carsey-Werner to develop programming for the production company and the soon-to-launch Oxygen cabler.
With its all-animation Tuesday team starting to show signs of life and Sunday's lineup getting a boost from the animated sitcom "Family Guy," Fox has moved ahead of NBC in April 12-18 primetime…
Shaping up its May sweeps slate, Fox will bench "Guinness World Records: Primetime" in favor of repeats of its past shock specials.