Paul McCartney is set to stage another British invasion this fall. Just a few months after completing this year's highest-grossing tour to date, the superstar ex-Beatle said Tuesday that he will kick…
Danny Glover and Whoopi Goldberg are on board to topline and produce telepic "Good Fences" for Showtime and 40 Acres and a Mule Prods.
Fireworks Entertainment, which produces such syndicated series as "Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda" and "Mutant X," has hired Michael Weisbarth as president of Fireworks TV.
A Capitol Hill hearing Tuesday on the nomination of one of its own to the Federal Communications Commission turned into a love fest, with both Democrats and Republicans saying top Senate staffer…
The National Assn. of Broadcasters, along with some of its biggest members, has filed an appeal against a court ruling that requires radio broadcasters who stream their signals on the Web to pay…
Lifetime has teamed up with e-commerce provider Global-QVC Solutions to launch an online retail store featuring products relating to the net's programming. With a nod to its femme-heavy audience…
Canada's broadcast regulator has given a greenlight to St. Joseph Printing's acquisition of a controlling interest in the religious-themed specialty channel Inner Peace TV.
Vivendi Universal's financial problems continue to reverberate: Electronics giant Philips took a whopping x1.5 billion ($1.5 billion) off the book value of its 3.5% stake in Viv U in its…
Barry Diller's USA Interactive has set up a division to sell its cable networks -- HSN (Home Shopping Network) and America's Store -- to cable operators and satellite distributors, hiring Peter Ruben…
The Miami office of pay TV programmer Multithematiques will handle distribution of French music feevee MCM in Latin America.
Promax & BDA, which covers TV promotion and marketing, will hold its annual Latin America confab in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Nov. 12.