Rupert Murdoch's FX cable network has bought the first broadcast play of three Paramount theatricals: "A Simple Plan," "Election" and "Dead Man on Campus."
Federal rules designed to improve the quantity and quality of children's programming are paying off, at least modestly, according to a series of reports released by a group of researchers who have…
For the first time, Nickelodeon and MTV will buy the first broadcast window of a theatrical movie, Nickelodeon with "The Rugrats Movie" and MTV with "Beavis & Butt-head Do America."
Veteran producer Ken Horton has inked a two-year, overall development deal with Warner Bros. TV that also calls for him to serve as co-exec producer on "The Strip," Joel Silver's new action-drama…
As the title chances of the New York Knicks fade, so have NBC's hopes of averting an NBA Finals ratings decline of historic proportions.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is reminding voting members that ballots for the 1999 Primetime Emmy Awards must be received by ATAS accountants Ernst & Young by 5 p.m. today.
John O. Jarstad, a former sports announcer and journalist, died June 12 of heart failure and diabetes in Bremerton, Wash. He was 78. During the 1940s, Jarstad was sports editor of the Bremerton Sun…
Tempo at the Discop '99 TV market (Tuesday to Thursday) was even slower than the nearby Danube River's flow.
Producers will now think twice before they use hidden cameras -- at least in California where the state Supreme Court ruled that news organizations can be held liable for secretly taping employees at…
Paramount TV Group chairman Kerry McCluggage has inked a multiyear contract extension to remain at the helm of Par's TV operations, which have just been expanded through the acquisition of Spelling…
In a stunning turn of events, the controversial appointment of Pearson Television topper Greg Dyke to the most important job in British broadcasting was leaked by the Conservative party early…