Hoping to grab a larger share of the viewing pie as the broadcast networks largely snooze away the summer months, Showtime is launching an ambitious program-branding campaign that carries a pricetag…
Perhaps predictably, the MGM TV syndicated special "National Enquirer Presents: 25 Years of Scandal" that packaged celebrity misfortune in a countdown format scored phenomenal ratings in nine metered…
Matt Farber has been upped to senior VP, program enterprises, at MTV and named G.M. at the Viacom music video spinoff channel M2.
A bidding war has broken out between two of Blighty's terrestrial networks to clinch rights to the new Kirstie Alley sitcom, "Veronica's Closet," confirming the show as one of the few hot properties…
Peter Scolari has signed to star as inventor-father Wayne Szalinskiin Buena Vista TV's "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The Series," a primetime hour that debuts this fall.
Fox Kids Network has named Nancy McIsaac Redford to the new post of associate VP-programming and public affairs.
In a further effort to crack the Brazilian market, telenovela distribbery Venevision Intl. has inked a deal with sales rep firm Unimark/Longo.
American-born Italian film director Peter Del Monte will be artistic supervisor on a series of six films for TV by young filmmakers for leading Italian commercial TV player Mediaset.
Kiwi pubcaster TVNZ is closing down its regional stations as part of a repositioning move to make the web more competitive.
Jonathan Frakes' Goepp Circle Prods. has inked a two-year, first-look arrangement with Paramount Pictures, under which the actor-helmer will develop and direct an unspecified number of feature films.
Susan Austin has been upped to senior VP of research and strategic planning at Carsey-Werner Distribution, reporting to president Joe Zaleski.