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FX, Fox Inc.’s new basic cable network, has put off its launch date until June 1 after several multisystem operators requested a delay for reasons related to retransmission consent. The general entertainment network service, which will include a mix of original programming and old reruns, was to launch March 1.

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“Morning Business Report” will premiere on public TV stations Monday. The daily 15-minute program, produced by NBR Enterprises/WPBT2 in association with Reuters, will focus on business and financial news. American Program Service distributes both programs.

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Bravo introduces daytime programming Saturday with an 11-hour “Twin Peaks” marathon. The show becomes part of the cable service’s regular daytime schedule Monday.

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Scott Michaelson, 25-year-old star of internationally broadcast Oz TV series “Neighbours,” has signed a four-year pact with Robert Stigwood for worldwide management.

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