Studios USA's agreement to distribute “The Invisible Man” to Sci-Fi Channel won't be the last syndication/cable distribution deal for the company. In fact, the agreement may signal a shift in…
Several major railways that serve the Tokyo region, led by Tokyu Corp., and Tokyo Electric Power Co., one of the world's largest power companies, said Friday that they will form a company to…
Speedvision and Outdoor Life, the sibling cable networks considered longshots when they got off the ground 4-1/2 years ago, will go into the black next year.
FROM WESTERN CABLEThe National Geographic Channel, which reaches 50 million homes in 57 countries, has firmed up plans to engineer its American debut, signing long-term deals with AT&T Broadband, the…
Showtime will help redress the well-publicized under-representation of blacks and Hispanics on television by greenlighting two hourlong series for the summer, "Resurrection Blvd." and "Soul Food."
FROM WESTERN CABLE It's time for cablers, copyright owners and TV set makers to reach a final agreement on the digital television standards, FCC commissioner Susan Ness said Thursday at "Hollywood…
It's going to be a rockin' new year for veteran TV personality-mogul Dick Clark. The 70-year-old small-screen staple has signed on to host "Winning Lines," the upcoming CBS entry in the Y2K gameshow…
Channel 4 has grabbed "Friends" and "ER" back from BSkyB in a three-year deal with Warner Bros. Intl. TV, reportedly worth $200 million.
AT&T, the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., said it will spearhead a drive by cablers to buy exclusive rights to out-of-market National Football League games when the contract comes up for…
NBC has unveiled details of its basic cable coverage of the 2000 Summer Olympics, which will be aired on a tape-delay basis from Sydney, Australia.