Patchett Kaufman Entertainment has acquired rights to a two-part New Yorker article about a high-profile case of alleged sexual abuse in Olympia, Wash., and plans to adapt the project as a four-hour…
To almost no one's surprise, Genesis Entertainment Friday officially pulled the plug on "The Whoopi Goldberg Show." The first-season talker proved to be a big ratings disappointment in nearly every…
Syndicator ACI is joining only a handful of other indies in distributing an American prime time network series in the international market, traditionally the terrain of major studios and networks.
Pubcaster RAI, saddled with $ 1 billion debt, managerial paralysis and rumors of corruption, won an important battle May 26.
The contract agreement recently reached between the National Assn. of Broadcast Employees & Technicians and CapCities/ABC remains stuck on whether two NABET locals can come to terms with the contract.
Video Jukebox Network is still searching for an investor. The Miami-based cable programmer said on Friday that it did not accept a revised bid from Chris Blackwell's Island Trading Co., adding that…
Producer Fred Silverman and Viacom Prods. have uprooted a deal with Carrot Top, the red-headed comedian who's become the rage on college campuses, and will develop a half-hour sitcom around him as…
Only time will tell whether fans, players and even Congress approve of ABC and NBC's joint deal with Major League Baseball, but the terms reflect a clear boon to the networks. They offer virtually no…
A bill prohibiting schools from contracting for television programs with advertising to be shown to students during classroom hours was defeated Friday by the state Senate.
PBSwill air Armistead Maupin's "Tales of the City" as a six-hour miniseries next spring, to be produced as a Propaganda Films/Working Title production and presented by American Playhouse and…
Jens Odewald, chairman of the board of the German Kaufhof retail chain, has been tapped as the new head of private web SAT 1, per unconfirmed reports.