The local TV equivalent of hell freezing over came to pass Friday as Chris Craft/ United-owned KCOP agreed to pay a record-shattering license fee for an off-network comedy that probably will have…
Will Jerry Springer take on "Saturday Night Live" and Howard Stern later this summer? Station sources say "Springer" distrib Studios USA has quietly been shopping a sixth weekend telecast of its…
Just a week after picking up distribution rights to the DreamWorks/ABC sitcom "Spin City," Paramount Domestic TV has sold rerun rights to the show to UPN affils in the top three TV markets for a fall…
Film Roman has inked a deal with Claster Television to produce "The Mr. Potato Head Show" for the Fox Kids Network.
The acrimony between the Sinclair Broadcast Group and UPN shows no sign of abating.
The $2 billion syndication upfront advertising sales market began to snowball Wednesday, with distribs reporting healthy, if unspectacular, rate increases over last year.
Corporate headhunter Stephen A. Unger has ankled his post with the Spencer Stuart recruitment firm to join rival Heidrick & Struggles as partner-in-charge of its entertainment and media division.
Syndie kidvid distrib Bohbot is jumping on TV's conspiracy-theory bandwagon, with plans to produce a new animated series titled "Roswell Conspiracies -- Aliens, Myths & Legends."
Arnon Milchan's Regency Enterprises has acquired the worldwide TV rights to the Corel WTA Tour women's pro tennis org, beginning in January.
Tom Bergeron has been signed as host of King World Prods.' revival of "Hollywood Squares."
Mitchell Praver has been named senior veepee of new media for National Geographic Ventures.