A batch of fledgling cable networks owned by the Walt Disney Co., Viacom Inc. and the sixth largest U.S. cable operator, Cablevision Systems Corp., could end up pushing their way onto Time Warner…
"Kwik Witz," the syndie comedy gameshow from Cleveland-based indie Beau & Arrow Prods, has a new lease on life and a new host.
A&E has launched a nationwide "Biography" ad and branding campaign under the new positioning catch phrase "The People You Thought You Knew," promoting the nightly docu program in national print ads…
Japanese industrial giant the Itochu Co., owner of digital platform PerfecTv, will buy 5% of Via Digital, Spain's second digital platform.
Touchstone Pictures won a hot little bidding war late last week to mount "Rushmore," a script by the "Bottle Rocket" team of Wes Anderson and Owen Wilson. The bidding started after New Line set the…
David Cavanagh has been tapped head of TV at multicultural and multilingual pubcaster SBS.
Giving a push to the digital videodisc bandwagon, Universal Home Video has joined the DVD Video Group, the marketing association tubthumping for the freshly introduced homevideo medium.
American Jazz Awards are set for 8 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Terrace Theatre, 300 E. Ocean Blvd. in Long Beach. Tickets run $25-$75; seating starts at 6:30 p.m. Info: (562) 436-7794. * * * Tom Sheehy has…
TNT & Cartoon Network is expanding its reach in Australia through a new distribution agreement with Austar, a regional pay TV company.
Paramount-based Phase One Prods. has picked up first-time scribe Brian Everingham's spec script "Faith" for a low six-figure against mid six-figure pricetag, sources said Monday.
A movie on a disastrous mission by a British SAS team during the Gulf War is to be shot in a desert region of South Africa next month, local producer Anant Singh said.