A legal battle between German public and private webs over advertising will be turned over to the European Court, a Stuttgart judge ruled Wednesday.
Off-network comedies shone, but syndie weeklies got hammered in the first full week after the November sweep, according to Nielsen's ratings report for the week ending Dec. 7.
Faced with soaring cable rate hikes, some in Congress are now saying subscriber fees should continue to be regulated into the next century even though price controls are currently scheduled to sunset…
NBC has purchased exclusive broadcast rights to a package of 11 Paramount films, including "Face/Off," "In & Out," "Kiss the Girls" and "John Grisham's The Rainmaker," for about $50 million, sources…
Showtime Networks Inc. plans in March to launch a 24-hour premium channel exclusively featuring action-adventure films, including several (such as the James Bond film "GoldenEye") making their…
After six weeks of sharing or surrendering the primetime lead in households, NBC found its stride again last week, winning the Dec. 8-15 Nielsens chase by 2 shares in homes and 4 in adults 18-49.
Fox Broadcasting Co. has picked up the Universal TV comedy pilot "The 900 Lives of Jackie Frye," which was developed and passed on by ABC earlier this year.
After more than a month of heavy consideration, MTV took a solid step into its future Tuesday by tapping Brian Graden as its new programming czar.
"The Magic Hour" has arrived. Twentieth Television's new syndie latenight talkshow hosted by Earvin (Magic) Johnson has been picked up by all 22 Fox-owned TV stations for a June 8 bow. The NBA legend…
Larry Lamattina is ankling his post as president and CEO of All American/Fremantle Television Group following the buyout last month of All American by British media conglom Pearson.
Finalists for this year's Media Access Awards of the California Governor's Committee for Employment of Disabled Persons have been announced in all categories.