German TV network ProSieben saw, on its first day of a new stock flotation, its initial share price of 72 DM ($42.30) jump $12.70 to close the day at 95 DM ($55).
Steven Levitan, executive producer of the NBC sitcom "Just Shoot Me," has signed an exclusive, four-year development deal with 20th Century Fox.
The Discop '97 TV programming market held here June 26-28 attracted a record 260 buyers from 20 countries and spawned enough deals to reinforce its reputation as the foremost such trade show in the…
Trans World Intl., the TV arm of sports management/marketing giant Intl. Management Group, has acquired the TV assets of San Francisco-based Golden Gate Prods.
In a series of moves designed to streamline the company's operations, 12-year-old Sandollar Prods. is combining its film and TV divisions, dropping its longtime TV prexy Gail Berman into an advisory…
KADY, the bankrupt UHF TV station headquartered in Oxnard, Calif., has landed a buyout offer of $8 million from Paxson Communications.
The "Fargo" team of Joel and Ethan Coen have agreed to adapt "Cuba Libre," the next novel by Elmore Leonard, sources said.
In a major breakthrough in talks over a new TV content code, V-chip sire Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) has signed a letter agreeing to a three-year moratorium on writing new laws targeting television…
HBO has given a 13-week renewal to "The Chris Rock Show," with new episodes skedded to air Friday nights beginning Sept. 12.
CBS Sports inked an unusual seven-year contract extension for the PGA Championship, but the new links pact comes with a substantial price hike.
News Corp. veteran David Evans is leaving the Fox fold to become president and chief operating officer of the international arm of cable giant Tele-Communications Inc. as of Sept. 1.