Front Row, a cable pay-per-view venture, is poised to launch on digital terrestrial TV, a move that would up the ante in its battle with Sky Box Office, satcaster BSkyB's PPV service.
William Humphrey has been named to the newly created post of exec VP of business development, technology and operations at Turner Broadcasting Systems.
Victor Mature, the beefy leading man of the '40s and '50s whose films included "Kiss of Death" and "Samson and Delilah," died Wednesday in Rancho Santa Fe following a three-year battle with cancer…
UPN left coast flagship KCOP will boldly go where no station has gone before next fall: stripping repeats of "Star Trek: Voyager" weeknights at 7 in the key prime access timeslot.
CME has entered into talks with regional channel Galaxie to act as a service provider.
Trimark Pictures has upped Guy Stodel to veepee of acquisitions, where he will oversee the department, continuing to report to exec veepee Peter Block.
Barry Diller's plan to localize the 11 stations in his USA Broadcasting group continues to move forward, with Dallas station KHSX the next outlet skedded to be transformed.
Lin Television and 21st Century Group are teaming up to launch Banks Broadcasting, which will focus on acquiring television stations in medium and small markets.
German telecommunications giant and main cable provider Deutsche Telekom has extended its deadline for offers to buy its lucrative cable networks from Friday to Aug. 20.
NBC said Monday that three of its Web sites, Snap.com, NBC.com, and NBC Interactive Neighborhood, signed deals with Net2Phone Inc. to distribute and market Internet telephony services.