Spike Jones Jr. has been tapped by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences to produce and direct the nontelevised Creative Arts portion of the 49th annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sept. 7 from the…
MGM has officially re-entered the network TV business after a three-year absence with CBS' midseason order for the drama "The Magnificent Seven," which is expected to be announced today.
In what is surely the foolproof mark of growing status in Hollywood, Mike Judge is consistently unavailable for comment these days about his MTV creation "Beavis and Butt-head," about pending movie…
ABC again proved the top vote-getter in the 18th annual News & Documentary Emmys, snaring 29 nominations for programs broadcast during the 1996 calendar year.
The Brazilian government launched Monday the final step before the long-awaited opening of bids for cable and MMDS licenses in Latin America's largest market: a 20-day hearing period during which the…
General Motors Corp.'s $500 million deal to sponsor five consecutive Olympics on NBC is the first of its kind, but it won't be the last.
While nobody knows if parents will find the new and expanded TV program ratings code user-friendly, it's becoming clear that with up to 45 separate possible permutations --- consider PGMA (VDL), for…
Seagull Entertainment is preparing to fight involuntary bankruptcy proceedings brought against the company last week by several creditors and former production staffers on Seagull's syndie strip…
Arab News Network (ANN) isn't about to knock the popular and widely viewed CNN off the Mideast airwaves, but it does promise to offer regional viewers an Arabic-lingo alternative to the U.S…
Comedian-actor Denis Leary will star in his first HBO comedy special, the "HBO Comedy Hour" presentation "Denis Leary: Lock 'N Load," in a program filming in New York in September for a November…
Twentieth Century Fox TV has signed a three-year overall development deal with veteran writer/producer John Tinker and director/producer Bill D'Elia, executive producers of the CBS drama "Chicago…
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