A lousy advertising market and threatened writers' strike could whack $500 million off the primetime bottom line during the upfront selling season for the Big Four broadcast networks.
Following the recent announcement by a Middle East satellite operator of plans to launch an E! Entertainment Television channel in the region, Rome-based Arab satcaster Orbit Satellite Television and…
AOL Time Warner and Oxygen Media have struck a deal that will give the women's cable net distribution in the majority of Time Warner Cable homes.
The international arm of 20th Century Fox is adding personnel in its Paris office in the wake of growth in programming and sales abroad.
Veteran WB Network publicity topper Brad Turell has been named exec VP for Turner Broadcasting System, following his longtime Frog boss Jamie Kellner to Atlanta.
MTV Networks Intl. has signed a deal with French commercial network TF1 for animated and live-action Nickelodeon programming over the next three years.
Former "Single Guy" Jonathan Silverman has joined the cast of the CBS laffer pilot "Baby Bob." Also on the casting front, Mackenzie Astin has jumped from canceled NBC drama "First Years" to a Peacock…
The Disney Channel has taken Spanish pay TV rights to "Miniman," a 13-part animated series from Barcelona toon house Cromosoma.
The History Channel has bought the rights to "Fire on the Mountain," a nonfiction book about a tragic 1994 forest fire in Colorado that raged for 10 days, killing 14 firefighters.
BBC director general Greg Dyke has come under fire for owning a £1 million ($1.38 million) stake in Ambassador Theatre Group, which has links with ITV broadcaster Carlton Communications.