Long-suffering ABC appears to be neither lost nor desperate in the early going this season, as last week it enjoyed some much-needed success in the drama arena.
NBC Universal Cable has named Bridget Baker exec VP of cable distribution, in charge of rounding up cable and satellite subscribers for a vast array of NBC U networks led by USA, Sci Fi Channel…
Michael Eisner was cautiously upbeat Tuesday about the surprise trio of hits that's catapulted once-torpid ABC into the ratings ether and into the headlines.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
News Corp. is planning a sports cable network to take on ESPN, but the decision to greenlight the net will hinge on negotiations currently under way with the NFL. "We would do it," Rupert Murdoch…
France's Canal J picked up 10 episodes of "Spotlight" for broadcast on its Filles TV specialty channel.
Extreme Intl. has acquired 25 hours of Chum Television's original music programming to air on Extreme Sports Channel across the U.K., Europe and Middle East.
U.S. animation houses ADV Films and Funimation Productions and Japan's Geneon Entertainment (USA) have inked to develop quality entertainment series targeting children and young adults. Trio accounts…
E! Networks will launch the Style Network globally early next year. Kablevision Indonesia will be the first partner to debut the channel on its new digital platform
French production group TeleImages and Japan's NHK will create a sequel to "Miracle Planet," an HDTV doc about the creation of the universe, and team to shop the series internationally.
National Geographic Television Intl. has sealed pacts with the U.K.'s Five, Alliance Atlantis and TVP Poland.