Australian cabler Foxtel looks set to launch some of its channels via satellite after outbidding rival Optus Vision for 50,000 set-top boxes in the homes of Australis Media's former subscribers.
Fox TV veteran Mitchell Stern has been promoted to chairman and CEO of Fox Television Stations (Daily Variety, June 3).
Spanish-lingo newsnet CNN en Espanol has pacted with Mexico City's most respected daily newspaper on a business news program to bow Sat. June 13.
When "Chicago" moves to the Shubert Theater in Century City next month, Stephanie Pope will step into the role of Velma July 7-12, with Khandi Alexander taking over July 14.
The Dodgers are getting on the couch. In an unusual departure from the steady stream of Broadway musicals that the company is best known for, lead producer Michael David is mounting a production of…
Jet Li, the Chinese action star who makes his U.S. debut as the villainous martial artist in the upcoming "Lethal Weapon 4," has made a seven-figure deal to star in "The Art of War," a…
Singer-songwriter David Crosby, who performed with rock bands the Byrds and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, is jumping into the movie business with "Stand and Be Counted," a docu about the role of…
Venezuela's Cisneros Group has added debt-ridden Portuguese broadcaster Televisao Independente to its fast-expanding portfolio of media assets.
ABC and its affiliates sang the praises of the fall lineup and insisted everything is in tune with Jamie Tarses -- but NFL-contract talks hit a sour note, thanks to the question of exclusivity…
It's the end of "The Life" as we know it. "The Life," at least in New York, is shuttering on Sunday. It's an ironic but fitting date for the finale -- it coincides with the Tony Awards -- since…
Fox is getting the biggest price increases in the advertising upfront market, followed by NBC, CBS and ABC.