Mike Tyson bombed at the pay-per-view box office Saturday, inducing only about 750,000 households to pony up the $45.95 tariff to watch Tyson knock out Francois Botha in the fifth round.
The Sci-Fi Channel is hoping to grab Madison Avenue's attention in 1999 with what it calls an "environmental study" of its audience, showing that the network gets high marks for viewers becoming more…
Freshman syndie yakkers Roseanne and Howie Mandel will be missing in action at the NATPE confab in New Orleans next week.
In the wake of last week's launch of the Discovery Channel on 450 cable systems across Hungary, representatives for Discovery Networks Europe (DNE) are calling this East European expansion just one…
BSkyB has enlisted the services of Richard Attenborough to front its Millennium Movies poll, an extensive survey to determine the U.K.'s most popular films in the run up to 2000.
MediaOne Group on Tuesday said that its broadband unit has expanded its existing affiliation agreement with Encore Media Group to include Encore's Thematic Multiplex movie channels on MediaOne's…
It's official: Midseason is a far better time to launch a network TV show than fall. With huge debuts for all three new January series so far -- NBC's drama "Providence," Fox's comedy "The PJs" and…
Fox Family Channel is adding two live-action comedy series, "Big Wolf on Campus" and "Misguided Angels," and three Sunday-night telepics to its lineup. The announcement came Tuesday at Fox Family's…
Daniel Sackheim has inked an exclusive, two-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV that calls for him to develop, executive produce and direct series for the studio and for Chris Carter's Ten…
A&E has signed Harry Smith, who served for eight years as co-anchor of "CBS This Morning," to become the primary host of A&E's signature series "Biography."
CBS has tightened its grip on the lead in primetime Nielsen households, with a lopsided Jan. 11-17 victory that was the highest weeklong rating of any net this season. NBC topped Fox in the key…