The Mesopotamians considered it mostly an issue of property rights. Ancient Egyptians regulated it to preserve the regal bloodlines. For the History Channel, it's the subject of a five-hour docu…
Basic cable harvested more viewers this May than during any other May sweeps period -- and 30 of the 36 ad-supported cable networks monitored by Nielsen either chalked up more households or stayed…
Canadian programmers are returning home from the LA Screenings happy, saying that fragmentation and a surplus of product produced a buyers' market.
Saban Intl., the global distribution unit of Fox Family Worldwide, has inked a three-year deal with Malaysia's year-old terrestrial broadcaster NTV7 for a two-hour block of Fox Kids programming.
With the final numbers in, NBC has won the May sweeps and the season's adults 18-49 crown, while CBS took top honors for the 1998-1999 season in homes.
"Annie," the ABC telepic being produced by Neil Meron, Craig Zadan and Chris Montan, has imminent deals with a plethora of Broadway thesps to star.
CNN Intl., continuing its plans to revamp and regionalize, is beefing up its staff in the biggest push since its 1985 launch.
TV3, the first private commercial TV station in Switzerland, unveiled Thursday in Zurich the schedule for its Sept. 6 launch.
Fox and its affils have declared a truce in their war over the net's controversial plan to take back a huge chunk of commercial inventory.
The New York Times has tapped Towers Prods. to deliver a two-hour History Channel retrospective adapted from the newspaper's special Sunday magazine issues examining great moments, movements and…
Rupert Murdoch is throwing down a challenge to John Malone by launching the Health Network in mid-July to 17 million cable subscribers.