Paxson Communications Corp. agreed Monday to sell its radio station and billboard businesses to Clear Channel Communications Inc. for $678 million, giving Paxson the cash to complete a recent spate…
Chinese Singaporeans who subscribe to pay TV have a new choice in programming: product from Hong Kong and Taiwan in the original language of Cantonese or Hokkien.
ESPN's Keith Olbermann is joining cable network MSNBC as an anchor (Daily Variety, June 23) and also will contribute to news and sports programs on sister network NBC.
Reed Manville has been tapped senior vice president, international channels, at Paramount Television Group and will oversee the studio's expanding foreign pay TV channel investments.
Leonard Stern and his Tallfellow Prods. production shingle have acquired "Fortunately, I Was There," a pitch from ad man Bob Lovka.
Warner Bros. has inked a deal with "Devil's Advocate" scribe Jonathan Lemkin to pen the sequel to the studio's 1996 blockbuster, "Twister."
German pay TV web Premiere may have to do penance for showing erotic films. State agency Hamburg Institute for New Media (HAM) has threatened Premiere with sanctions for the broadcast of five…
French media company Hachette has filed an $8 million breach of contract and copyright infringement lawsuit against Miramax Films, claiming the U.S. company failed to pay an advance for the rights to…
Anjelica Huston has been cast as the evil stepmother in Fox Family Films' update of "Cinderella," which features Drew Barrymore in the title role.
The U.K.'s BBC has inked a 10-year pact with Beyond for the Aussie distributor to exclusively oversee the international distribution of the pubcaster's flagship science and technology show…
Former KCAL marketing chief Stacy Okonowsky has hung out her own shingle with the formation of DEO/Millennium Marketing.