Lifetime announced two new original primetime series and a slate of original movies Wednesday at an upfront presentation to advertisers at Gotham's Grand Hyatt.
Strong growth in radio enabled CBS Corp. to post 32% higher net profit of $25 million, before onetime gains, despite a post-Olympic Games falloff in television earnings.
USA Network's net earnings slipped 70% to $7.5 million in the first quarter, USA said Thursday, despite higher cash flow from its cable networks, on 8.5% higher revenue of $728.9 million.
Marco Leonardi has landed one of the leading roles in Miramax's upcoming John Milius-scripted Western, "Texas Rangers."
France's leading TV network, TF1, controlled by the Bouygues group, is negotiating with Telecom Italia to buy a 10% stake in its Stream digital operation.
Former USA Networks programming chief Rod Perth has been named president of Jim Henson Television Group Worldwide, the Muppet company said Thursday.
Adding another asset to its Latino expansion strategy, Kushner-Locke has announced plans to launch a kids cabler based on product from Japan's Toei Animation.
Musicvideo cabler the Box, owned by John Malone's TCI Music, will roll out a multimillion-dollar marketing effort to brand the web with the tagline "Music You Control."
Calgary-based cabler Shaw Communications has signed a C$460 million ($311 million) deal to acquire Maritime Provinces-based Fundy Communications.
Chris Aronson, a 20-year industry veteran, has been tapped to head up theatrical sales for Destination Films, the production, financing and distribution company founded last October by producer Steve…
TNT has a miniseries development deal with its sister company Warner Books for "Last Refuge of Scoundrels," a novel that takes an irreverent look at the events surrounding the American War of…