New Line Television is dribbling into the hoop dreams biz with the Continental Basketball Assn., the NBA's official farm league.
Castle Rock and Sony have agreed to take their $10 million legal dispute over syndie advertising revenue from "Seinfeld" to a private arbitrator, who is expected to make a decision in the fall.
Gemstar Intl. Group has officially rejected the $2.8 billion buyout offer from rival TV program guide developer United Video Satellite Group, which is controlled by cable giant Tele-Communications…
Affirmative action plans are the rage among broadcasters these days, thanks to a challenge to the industry laid down earlier this year by Federal Communications Commission chairman William Kennard.
Thesp James McCaffrey has re-joined the cast of Paramount's auto-action series "Viper."
Former Walt Disney TV prexy David Neuman has segued from the Mouse House to the new frontier, joining Internet programming startup Digital Entertainment Network as its head of program development.
Canadian broadcaster CanWest Global Communications has emerged as a surprise contender to buy Rysher Entertainment from Atlanta-based Cox Enterprises.
The week of the Independence Day holiday was a week to forget for most of syndication, with the notable exception of the fledgling daytime strip "Forgive or Forget."
Indie syndie powerhouse King World Prods. has tapped PR vet Randi Cone as its new senior VP of corporate communications.
The New York state attorney general's office has launched an inquiry into the financial relationship between the foundation that manages Harlem's Apollo Theatre and Inner City Broadcasting Co.…