FROM NATPEFox and its affiliates reached an agreement Sunday allowing stations to drop an hour of weekday morning kids programming in exchange for returning a chunk of ad inventory in the afternoon…
DirecTV's parent General Motors Hughes will pay $1.82 billion to buy the assets of No. 2 satcaster PrimeStar, the companies confirmed Friday, but the deal immediately ran into problems from…
Ben Affleck will star in the thriller "Reindeer Games," which veteran director John Frankenheimer is helming for Miramax's genre banner Dimension Films.
Polygram TV's syndie strip "Blind Date" has been picked up for a fall debut by Chris Craft/United TV's WWOR New York and KCOP Los Angeles.
Top Spanish production house Lola Films has appointed Nadine Luque as head of development for English-language projects.
FROM NATPECarole Monroe has ankled her position as senior VP for programming at Fox Kids Network, clearing the way for the promotion of Roland Poindexter to the new position of VP, head of…
With the affil deals, the Miami-based news net, already available to more than 10 million Latino and U.S. homes, secures a presence in five of the Top 10 Hispanic markets.
Dustin Hoffman has won $1.5 million in actual damages in his suit against Los Angeles Magazine over the unauthorized used of his photo from "Tootsie," setting the stage for a hearing on punitive…
In an effort to become a "more market-driven operation," Turner Intl. has realigned its Asia Pacific advertising sales division.
Holding two Globes, Steven Spielberg said he made "Ryan" for his father and all other veterans of World War II.
FROM NATPEABC TV topper Pat Fili-Krushel -- in her first appearance before ABC's full affiliate body since ascending to the top spot last summer -- will quietly begin laying the groundwork today for…