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Soothing concerns raised by Republican lawmakers, Public Broadcasting System said Tuesday it has no intention of introducing an HIV-infected Muppet to American airwaves.
Danny Glover and Whoopi Goldberg are on board to topline and produce telepic "Good Fences" for Showtime and 40 Acres and a Mule Prods.
Fireworks Entertainment, which produces such syndicated series as "Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda" and "Mutant X," has hired Michael Weisbarth as president of Fireworks TV.
Lifetime has teamed up with e-commerce provider Global-QVC Solutions to launch an online retail store featuring products relating to the net's programming. With a nod to its femme-heavy audience…
Canada's broadcast regulator has given a greenlight to St. Joseph Printing's acquisition of a controlling interest in the religious-themed specialty channel Inner Peace TV.
Barry Diller's USA Interactive has set up a division to sell its cable networks -- HSN (Home Shopping Network) and America's Store -- to cable operators and satellite distributors, hiring Peter Ruben…
The Miami office of pay TV programmer Multithematiques will handle distribution of French music feevee MCM in Latin America.
Promax & BDA, which covers TV promotion and marketing, will hold its annual Latin America confab in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Nov. 12.
Ricki Lake is all grown up, and her syndicated show will be, too, when its 10th season kicks off this fall.
The CBS-owned TV stations, many of which lag well behind those of ABC and NBC in major cities, have landed in Dennis Swanson an exec VP and chief operating officer who brings three decades of station…