In the largest single programming acquisition made by the Sci-Fi Channel in its 5-1/2-year history, the USA Networks Inc.-owned web is laying out about $150 million to snare the exclusive basic cable…
Polygram's "The Proposition" said yes to the No. 1 slot on the exclusives roster during its first weekend. The 1930s period piece starring Kenneth Branagh and Madeleine Stowe accepted $40,472 on…
USA Networks Inc. chairman Barry Diller took no salary or bonus last year, but the company did grant him another 9.5 million stock options, USA reported Monday in an SEC filing. The options are worth…
Paramount Network TV has signed an exclusive two-year overall deal with writer Daniel Petrie Jr., president of the Writer's Guild of America West.
While we won’t know for certain until May, buzz among TV movie producers is that CBS is seriously considering bringing back its Tuesday movie franchise next season. Dramas and newsmags haven’t helped…
France's leading TV network, TF1, was the big winner at the 12th edition of the 7 D'Or Television Awards (the French equivalent of the Emmy Awards).
Mekhi Phifer ("Soul Food") is joining Jennifer Love Hewitt, Freddie Prinze Jr. and Brandy Norwood in the cast for the sequel to the hit "I Know What You Did Last Summer."
Heading into the 60-day countdown to launch, Twentieth TV has named key production staffers for its syndie latenight strip with NBA great Earvin (Magic) Johnson.
Festival documentary favorite "Hands on a Hardbody," which illuminates a particularly quirky side of the American love affair with the motor vehicle, has been set for theatrical distribution by…
Embattled satcaster Australis Media's Galaxy TV has beaten off attempts by Paramount, Sony, TCI, Fox and Universal to have the Supreme Court declare the feevee group insolvent.