The 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, haven't even started yet but NBC is already claiming the gold medal for advertising revenues.
The Frog has finally set a delivery date for "Baby Blues." Ending a five-year development journey, the WB has skedded the premiere of the half-hour Warner Bros. Television-produced toon laffer for…
Nominations for this year's Humanitas Prize, recognizing film and television writers whose work champions human values, were announced Tuesday. The winners of this year's eight Humanitas Prizes…
News Corp.-backed World Sports Group and Indian media company Nimbus Communications have bagged the television, Internet and radio rights for the next seven years for World Cup cricket. The deal was…
USA Networks will pay Universal about $64 million for "U-571" and four other new theatricals exclusively in the first network window -- plus 23 library titles in a post-network window. All of the…
Scripps Networks has begun marketing Fine Living, a proposed 24-hour cable network aimed at people with lots of money. Fine Living will zero in on such categories as gourmet cuisine, luxury…
Young Broadcasting has closed its deal with Chronicle Publishing to pick up KRON San Francisco. The broadcaster has also named Paul "Dino" Dinovitz veepee and general manager of both KRON and Bay TV…
South African pay station M-Net said last week it had overcome "indifferent" economic conditions to increase revenues for the financial year ended in March by 20% and comparable earnings by 28%.
The Eye's got a new head yukster: Wendi Goldstein has been named senior VP of comedy development for the web.
The California Cable TV Assn. has locked in the theme of the 2000 Western Show: Broadbandwagon. The show is set for the Los Angeles Convention Center from Nov. 28-Dec. 1; more than 300 companies will…