Richard Branson's Virgin Media Group plans to launch music and travel TV channels in the U.K., a step in keeping with the Virgin tycoon's refocus on pursuing entertainment interests.
In what station officials term a "mini-pilot," KFWB-AM in Los Angeles has forged an alliance with KMEX-TV to use the Spanish broadcaster's reporters for live takes during President Clinton's trip to…
Deana Elwell has been named executive VP of the newly formed Polygram Television, responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company and overseeing all divisions including finance…
British Sky Broadcasting has announced continued strong results for the nine months ending March 31, with pre-tax profit up 21% to $350 million on sales of $1.49 billion, up 24%.
In a preemptive strike, 20th Century Fox has purchased film rights to Michael Crichton's next novel, "Prey," for close to $5 million. No other studio was granted a shot at the manuscript.
Columbia TriStar TV Distribution has named Rob Dauber an exec producer of "Ricki Lake," joining the show's two other exec producers, Garth Ancier and Gail Steinberg. Separately, Col named Sandra…
Mark Shivas, the BBC's departing head of film, is setting up his own indie production company, but will remain under contract as an exec producer for BBC film projects for 18 months.
The National Assn. of Television Programming Execs debuted its Anifx Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Thursday.
Columbia TriStar will bring a little bit of "Montana" to more than a dozen international territories, with the acquisition of foreign distrib rights to the Initial Entertainment Group pic.
Halfway into baseball season, Madison Square Garden Network and Tribune Broadcasting's WPIX have finally reached a deal on broadcasting Yankees games: WPIX has purchased the rights to 40 games this…
China's largest film complex recently opened within Shandong Province's Zichuan Amusement Park.