FROM MIPCOM Yahoo! did not show up to buy a Hollywood major and Rupert Murdoch did not fulfill rumors by biting off another bit of Euro media real estate, but otherwise the Mipcom 99 TV tradeshow…
Former "Wings" star Tim Daly is flying to CBS. The Eye web has inked the thesp to a holding deal that also contains a primetime series component. The network will work with Daly to develop a skein or…
With Jerry Seinfeld aboard as host, "Saturday Night Live" launched its 25th season by equaling its year-ago adults 18-49 rating and doubling slot rival "Mad TV's" ratings on Fox.
The A&E network has announced a new docu series "Love Chronicles," to be hosted by John Corbett ("Northern Exposure").
FROM MIPCOM Heralding its definitive return to major-league acquisition of A titles for the Spanish market, Sogepaq, the distribution and rights-brokering division of conglom Sogecable, has taken all…
FROM MIPCOM In a deal that suggests just how much the players in secondary markets are stepping up to the plate, Poland's upstart commercial broadcaster TVN inked a multiyear deal late Wednesday with…
ONdigital has announced that it signed up 411,000 subscribers by Sept. 30, ahead of expectations for the TV platform.
KCBS catches break as NFL chooses Houston NEW YORK — What’s the reaction to the NFL’s decision Wednesday to award its next franchise to Houston, rather than the L.A. bid backed by Michael Ovitz.…
FROM MIPCOM Paramount's international TV division and Movie Television, one of the leading sub-distributors for Japan, finalized a programming distribution agreement Wednesday at Mipcom.
Thesp Christine Lahti will again team with scribe Wendy Wasserstein. Lahti has signed on to star in the telepic adaptation of Wasserstein's play "An American Daughter" for Lifetime.
FROM MIPCOM Even Britain's BBC has gone commercial -- and it's doing so better than many observers had expected.