The European Commission has OK'd pay TV giant BSkyB to take a 24% stake in the German Kirch Group's pay TV platform Premiere World.
Sundance Channel has acquired television rights to "The Decalogue," Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski's series of films inspired by the Ten Commandments.
The Barry Levinson/Tom Fontana police drama "The Beat" premiered Tuesday to moderate Nielsen ratings, bringing more viewers to UPN but failing to make any real demo gains.
USA has locked up the basic-cable rights to the Warner Bros. sitcoms "Martin" and "Living Single" for a license fee that will add up to about $21 million for the two.
MTV is bulking up its "10 Spot" with six new series, including "MTV Cribs," which will take viewers on a tour of celebrities' homes.
It's gonna be a long summer: Nielsen is expected to announce today that the 2000-01 TV season will kick off on Oct. 2, two weeks later than usual.
Veteran NBC News correspondent David Bloom has been named co-anchor of the weekend editions of NBC News' "Today."
FX, one of the fastest growing cable networks in the U.S., has begun production on its first original movie, the $4 million-plus courtroom thriller "Deliberate Intent."
With three episodes of quizzer "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and two installments of "20/20" ranking as last week's five most-watched programs, the Alphabet web has claimed its 12th straight…
In a multimillion-dollar deal, Fox News has re-upped Neil Cavuto's contract as VP and managing editor of business news for four years.