ABC may have the momentum and the No. 1 ranking in the season-to-date ratings races, but when it comes to sweeps periods, don't count out NBC just yet.
Exercising a 3-year-old option, Warner Bros. Intl. Television has taken a 10% stake in Spanish digital TV platform Canal Satelite Digital. Deal is said to be worth $320 million-$420 million.
Wink Communications said Monday that it has signed a deal with Sony to provide its patented interactive TV services to the latter's set-top boxes built for satcaster DirecTV.
"Dharma & Greg" star Thomas Gibson will be paid $1.5 million to co-star with Bai Ling in "The Monkey King," a four-hour NBC miniseries mounted by Robert Halmi's Hallmark Entertainment.
Discovery Communications and three giant cable operators -- Time Warner, Comcast and Cox -- are ponying up $40 million to create a U.S. women's professional soccer league.
After two years of mixed results in syndication, the Easter Seals has signed with Pax TV to air the charity org's annual fund-raising special.
Fox is giving its low-rated frosh drama "Get Real" another shot at success.
Fox has scored a major victory in the race to find the next big family comedy hit, landing ex-"Roseanne" star John Goodman for a new laffer from the Carsey-Werner Co.