"Show time" has taken on a whole new meaning for Los Angeles Lakers icon Earvin (Magic) Johnson. The Monday bow of his latenight talkshow wasn't a Nielsen slam dunk, but it wasn't a foul, either.
George Back is stepping down as president of distribution for Pearson All American at the end of the month.
It's official: The off-network syndie biz is back to being a buyer's market. Warner Bros. confirmed Monday that it has sold the off-network rights to the NBC comedy "Suddenly Susan" to Tribune…
"Vibe" is about to go vamoose. Columbia TriStar TV Distribution confirmed Monday that it has nixed plans for a second year of the Sinbad-hosted syndie latenight strip created by Quincy Jones and…
Tribune Broadcasting has retained Merrill Lynch to evaluate the sale prospects for its TV stations in Atlanta and New Orleans.
Just call it the birth of a station. Barry Diller's USA Broadcasting is taking the plunge in Miami today, remaking its WAMI station from a Home Shopping Network barker channel into an indie news and…
To paraphrase Carlos Santana, Jerry Springer is expected to change his evil ways today and embrace nonviolence on his red-hot syndie talkshow.
CBS Entertainment is consolidating its longform programming department under the supervision of Sunta Izzicupo, the exec credited for much of the Eye web's recent success with its Sunday night movie…
The "Jerry Springer Show," "Judge Judy," "Entertainment Tonight" and "Seinfeld" were the big syndie winners in May, according to national Nielsen household rating averages for the four-week sweep…
This time it's for real: Greg Meidel will step down as chairman and CEO of Studios USA at the end of the month in the wake of Barry Diller's $4.07 billion buyout of Universal's domestic TV operations.