The Nielsen future is looking brighter at Fox thanks to "Futurama," which launched Sunday night with unprecedented strong numbers for the net.
MGM Intl. Television Distribution said Monday that it has signed a multiyear agreement with DirecTV Japan under which the direct-to-home home satcaster will air current and upcoming MGM and United…
Home & Garden Television, which has distribution in all of the country's top markets except New York, now has gained a foothold on Time Warner Cable in Gotham.
Defying predictions of a post-Monica dip, Fox News Channel is on track to score its first-ever quarterly primetime Nielsen win over rival MSNBC -- though the crisis in Kosovo seems to be helping the…
German pay TV channel Premiere has secured 14 new nationwide digital channels in addition to its three current offerings, paving the way for its expansion into digital broadcasting.
Buena Vista's "A Civil Action" and "Beloved," which were expected to go to ABC in their first broadcast window because BV and ABC are both a part of the Walt Disney Co., will instead end up on NBC.
Alan Howden is stepping down as the BBC's controller of program acquisitions after 35 years with the pubcaster; he will be replaced by his deputy Sophie Turner Laing.
It's called Skyscape, it's designed to be London's most spectacular entertainment venue and for 100 nights next year it will be at the heart of the U.K.'s millennium celebrations.
NBC has renewed its midseason NBC Studios drama "Providence" for the 1999-2000 season.
With an 11th-hour settlement, James Bond was restored to his home at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and Sony Pictures Entertainment has declared itself out of the Bond business.