He's helped build two networks from the ground up, but now Garth Ancier is facing an even tougher challenge: Keeping an established web on top.
SoapNet has acquired the former ABC daytime series "Ryan's Hope," as well as five primetime serial dramas from Warner Bros., the new Disney/ABC Cable Networks channel announced Wednesday.
On January 8, 1979, People magazine spotlighted an ambitious college-age radio producer named Garth Ancier in the magazine's "Lookout: A guide to the up and coming" section. Over the last 20 years…
Viewer appetite is still growing for "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" 10 nights into its November sweeps run, suggesting ABC's second week of nightly "Millionaire" episodes will pay even bigger…
Rupert Murdoch's Star TV is boosting its activities in India.
As the World Wrestling Federation's leglock on the Thursday night grappling wars gets stronger with this season's rookie hit "Smackdown," TBS will shift its own Thursday night wrestling program "WCW…
The WB has picked up the back nine segs of the frosh drama "Jack & Jill."
A cold November has proven to be a hot month for MGM's sci-fi action hour "Stargate SG-1." First the weekly landed as the top firstrun action hour during the opening days of November sweeps, and now…
Fox Family Channel has committed to "Committed," a new half-hour primetime animated series from Nelvana.
BBC exec Bill Hilary has been named to the newly created position of general manager and exec VP, Comedy Central, prompting top programming exec Eileen Katz to ankle the comedy cabler.
Bloomberg TV and Fact Based Communications unveiled an alliance Tuesday in which FBC will be able to tap into Bloomberg's money expertise and multilingual broadcast capabilities.