Premier Advertiser Sales, the ad sales wing of Paramount Television Group, has changed its name to Paramount Advertiser Services as the unit broadens the scope of its activities to include the…
The people who bring you "Saturday Night Live" and "Late Night With Conan O'Brien are jumping head-first into the book biz.
The Fox-owned stations have signed on for the new Pamela Lee syndie action-hour, "V.I.P.," from Columbia TriStar Television Distribution. (Daily Variety, Aug. 13)
TV13 of Colombia signed a letter of intent last week with a Cisneros group company to form a strategic alliance to produce broadcast, cable and a satellite news program within Colombia and for other…
After a crisis in the mid-1990s and a stabilization last year, the annual Monte Carlo television market (Feb. 23-26) has reported that marketing efforts have paid off.
Frank G. Mancuso, MGM Inc.'s chairman and CEO, has been elected to the board of MGM Grand Inc. At the same time, Alex Yemenidjian, president, chief operating officer and chief financial officer of…
Universal TV Enterprises has won the bidding war against such powerhouses as Paramount, Warner Bros. and King World for the right to distribute a Maury Povich-hosted talkshow starting in fall 1998.
Yet another report confirms third-quarter network revenues took a tumble due to comparisons with last year's Olympics-fueled pace.
John Malone's Tele-Communications Inc. will launch a package of 12 Spanish-language cable networks in spring 1998.
Christopher Walken has inked to co-star in "Blast From the Past," the Hugh Wilson-helmed pic for New Line Cinema.