The two-hour "MTV Movie Awards" primetime special on June 10 racked up the highest numbers in the eight-year history of the annual event, scoring a 6.4 rating in cable homes.
Maybe Dr. Evil's plans for world domination aren't so far-fetched, after all. With a studio-estimated $54.7 million debut, Mike Myers' pinky-sucking baddie and his swinging superspy arch-nemesis have…
VH1 has begun production on its second original telefilm, "The Ricky Nelson Story." Based on the book "Ricky Nelson -- Idol for a Generation" by San Francisco-based music critic Joel Selvin, the film…
Universal Studios Networks unveiled plans Friday to launch its first pay TV channel in Spain, Calle 13: El Canal de Suspense Y Accion, a Spanish-lingo version of its 18-month-old 13th Street…
Playboy TV Networks is going after the Hispanic market in the U.S., creating a 24-hour Spanish-language channel beginning Aug. 1 called Playboy TV En Espanol.
David LaFountaine has been named senior veep of advertising and promotion for Paramount Domestic TV.
Japan's 16th annual cable show, Cable TV '99, opened with a total of 120 hardware, software and cable TV programmers displaying their products at 495 booths at Ikebukuro Sun Shine City, Tokyo, on…
With all the competition PBS has been facing from cablers these days, it's interesting to see how it still manages to keep a relatively high Emmy profile with its documentaries, Brit dramas and…
Academy award winner Jeremy Irons has been added to the cast of “Dungeons and Dragons.” Irons joins Zoe McLellan, Justin Whalin, Thora Birch and Marlon Wayans in the feature film version of the…
With the premiere issue of Talk six weeks from newsstands, the Miramax magazine's synergy machine went into high gear Thursday, with the signing of writer Martin Amis to a multipart deal that…
Nordic Screenings, the main event for buyers and sellers of Nordic TV programs, closed its 25th edition June 10 on the back of a flurry of meetings focused more on the future of area pubcasters than…
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