Guy-targeted cable network Spike has acquired the rerun rights to HBO mini "Band of Brothers."
DirecTV has inked a four-year, $4 billion extension with the National Football League that will keep "NFL Sunday Ticket" game coverage on the satellite service through 2014.
Mike Mulvihill, who spearheaded New Line's lavish DVD treatment of "The Lord of the Rings" franchise, is coming to Fox Home Entertainment as senior VP of global content development.
Cartoon Network has inked a wide-ranging programming deal with the NBA that includes the development of a reality series targeted to premiere in the fall.
"Northern Lights," Lifetime's latest Nora Roberts adaptation, premiered to 4.5 million viewers Saturday, making it the network's top-performing telepic so far this year.
After his Christmas special became the most watched show in Comedy Central history, ventriloquist Jeff Dunham has signed an all-encompassing deal with the cable net that includes a series order…
Signing on as Lifetime's programming chief six months ago, JoAnn Alfano describes the job of orchestrating the femme-targeted network's schedule as being like "solving a puzzle."
While a steep recession continues to wrack the broader ad-supported TV business, operators of premium cable networks including HBO, Showtime and Starz are holding up just fine.
Starz has announced the return of its movie-themed special series "Starz Inside" hosted by critic Richard Roeper.
Animal Planet has reupped its horse-racing-themed reality show "Jockeys" for a second season.
For a pay TV network such as Starz, negotiating movie output deals requires a fair amount of foresight. "You're buying stuff that, in many cases, hasn't even been thought of yet," says Stephan…