Despite a full-tilt charge up the Nielsen syndie chart by Jerry Springer, Oprah Winfrey retained the talk-show crown for the September-to-September 1997-98 syndie season.
In a milestone for the subscription TV biz, 4-year-old satcaster DirecTV is expected to announce today that it has hit the 4 million subscriber mark.
I am Roseanne, hear me roar: The opening day Nielsen numbers for "The Roseanne Show" weren't as big as some were expecting, but the early indications of viewer interest were positive for the King…
Former Walt Disney TV chief Rich Frank has joined Internet startup Cybermeals, a fledgling food delivery service, as chairman and CEO.
Last week's auction of the rerun rights to "Seinfeld" among cablers might as well have been held at Sotheby's or Christie's.
Thesp Rip Torn has joined Al Pacino and Russell Crowe in the cast of Michael Mann's Touchstone pic about tobacco industry whistleblower Jeffrey Wigand.
Granada Entertainment USA is developing a telefilm based on the life of folksy singer-actor John Denver, who died in a plane crash last October.
In winning her third straight comedy actress honor for her leading role in NBC's "Mad About You," Hunt became the first performer ever to get the nod from Oscar and Emmy in the same year.
Ted Turner has outbid Rupert Murdoch and Barry Diller for the cable TV rights to "Seinfeld" in a fierce auction that has driven the price of the show to more than $100 million. The parties to the…
Two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks added an Emmy to his trophy case Sunday as one of the producers of HBO's big-budget 12-parter "From the Earth to the Moon," honored for best miniseries.