Europe's pubcasters have approached soccer association Fifa with an offer for the TV broadcasting rights to the 2006 World Cup, still held by the cash-strapped Kirch Group.
NBC Enterprises has renewed its rookie yakker "The Other Half" in nine of the top 10 markets, including New York and Los Angeles, representing 78% of the U.S.
The World Cup soccer dream of South African terrestrial station e.tv is becoming a nightmare -- it could end up with a shortfall of $5 million on the reported $10 million it paid for exclusive…
Two new TV series skedded for fall have inadvertently set a paradigm for the nets' upcoming season. In ABC's "That Was Then" and the WB's "Do Over," the shows' lead characters travel back to the…
Hoping to give affils and David Letterman a boost, CBS Wednesday unveiled a fall schedule that features new high-profile 10 p.m. dramas almost every night of the week.
Univision Communications, which has relied almost exclusively on its programming partners for fiction shows, will add an original telenovela, comedy, a new gameshow format and an animated program to…
Fox execs are putting the finishing touches on a fall lineup featuring at least four new dramas, two fresh laffers and a sketch/variety skein -- and significant changes on most nights of the week.
As UPN prepares to announce its first fall sked under the management of Leslie Moonves and Dawn Ostroff, it seems likely the net will add two new dramas and a fresh half-hour laffer to its primetime…
In its upfront presentation today, Univision Communications is expected to unveil an original, U.S.-made novela that's produced by chairman-CEO Jerry Perenchio's shingle.
Still smarting from their ongoing ratings collapse, ABC execs have aimed for modest expectations next season.
The WB has altered its repurposing strategy -- for now. According to Turner CEO Jamie Kellner, it's unlikely TNT or TBS will telecast repeats of any additional WB skeins next season.