'Made in Hollywood' Renewed For Fifth Season

Connection III Entertainment has renewed syndicated entertainment magazine series, Made In Hollywood, for a fifth season. It is cleared in over 80% of the country.

The producer-syndicator says the series has been sold to CBS' 21 owned TV stations for 2009-2010, in addition to stations owned by Hearst-Argyle, Belo, Tribune, and others. The series will continue to have MovieTickets.com-branded segments integrated into the program, while the movie ticket site will continue to cross-promote the show as part of the product integration deal. CBS sibling Viacom is one of the co-owners of MovieTickets.com.

Also renewed for a fourth season is Made In Hollywood: Teen Edition, which Connection III sells as FCC-friendly kids programming. It, too, was bought by the CBS station group, the company said.

Both series are weekly behind-the-scenes looks at the making of movies, TV shows and music. The shows air in multiple time periods that vary by market. They also run more than once in a number of markets.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.