ESPN, furious at Major League Baseball's attempt to terminate its six-year contract with the network at the end of this season, is hauling MLB into court.
The Recording Industry Assn. of America has inked the industry's first webcasting license agreement.
Discovery Communications Inc. has named former PBS programming topper Kathy Quattrone to the post of senior VP, programming for DCI's new Discovery Health Media subsidiary.
Omar Epps is in negotiations to star in New Line's hoopster romance "Love and Basketball."
After months of negotiations, the rights to the Champion's League, the European football super league, have gone to a surprise contender: a women's channel called TM-3 that is 66% owned by Rupert…
NBC has picked up 13 episodes of midseason reality skein "World's Most Amazing Videos."
Margaret Edson's "Wit" continues to rack up kudos, with the Off Broadway hit being named best play of the 1998-1999 season by the New York Drama Critics' Circle. Patrick Marber's "Closer" was named…
David E. Kelley will receive the 1999 Banff Television Festival's Astral Award of Excellence.
Comcast Corp. abruptly withdrew from the bidding war for MediaOne Group late Tuesday, handing almost certain victory to AT&T just as a heated battle looked like it was about to begin.
A new European post-production pact backed by four leading players in the sector is aiming to provide a boost to the industry.
Phaedra Cinema has picked up domestic rights to "Jerome," the first exec-producing effort by "Just Shoot Me" actor David Spade. Phaedra has slated the indie pic for an early winter release beginning…