NBC Sports has inked a four-year extension of its U.S. Open golf pact that will keep the prestige links tournament on the Peacock web through 2003.
Paramount Domestic TV has firmed up the future of "Hard Copy," renewing the syndie newsmag strip through 1999 in 19 of the top 20 TV markets.
One of those faces conspicuously absent from the Fox Family Channel/Fox Kids booth at last week's Western Cable Show in Anaheim was that of the channel's incoming prexy Rich Cronin.
A group of investors including Maroley Media Group, the investment firm of former Warner Music Group chairman/CEO Robert Morgado, has picked up an equity stake in Platinum Entertainment.
Liberty Media Group CEO Robert Bennett said Liberty's investments in Discovery Communications and Encore Media were "extraordinarily unlikely" to be among assets transferred to Barry Diller's HSN…
Principal photography recently wrapped on "Sound Man," an indie comedy marking the feature debut of writer-director Seven Ho.
NBC has bought the broadcast rights to Polygram's offbeat feature "Bean" for north of $8 million.
The son of Bavarian media mogul Leo Kirch has founded Thomas Kirch Communication GmbH & Co. KG Medien Holding, Munich-based news service New Business reported over the weekend.
Fox is taking sports electric, hoping that the success of its four-year-old sports television broadcast programming will rub off on a new sports-themed line of video games.
Lee David Zlotoff, the creator of TV's "MacGyver" and the writer-director of the indie pic "The Spitfire Grill," is set to take the helm of "Zero Hour" for 20th Century Fox.
Ken Wilson has ankled as prexy of the black music arm of MCA Records, sources said late Monday. The move signals a restructuring of the unit, which has had a spotty track record over the past 18…