While Tele-Communications Inc.'s support of Geraldine Laybourne's Oxygen Channel gives it immediate credibility, the planned female-targeted cable web will face an uphill battle to become a widely…
The Showtime Networks have engineered an output deal with independent theatrical distributor Stratosphere Entertainment that covers about 30 pictures that Stratosphere is releasing from July 1, 1998…
National Geographic "Explorer" will move its weekly cable home from TBS Superstation to CNBC beginning in September 1999.
Amid all of the network's ratings woes and management turmoil, NBC last week turned to an interesting source for some guidance and inspiration.
In the first "clean" Tuesday of the fall season -- all lineups in place and no disruptions from baseball -- ABC has asserted its leadership with its biggest Tuesday margin of victory in adults 18-49…
CBS Corp. Chairman and CEO Michael Jordan is leaving the company at the end of the year, allowing Mel Karmazin to complete his rocket-fast rise to power at the Eye a few years earlier than expected.
Sony Pictures Entertainment launched its AXN action channel last weekend in India. The encrypted channel will provide 24-hour entertainment consisting of a mix of movies, sports and cartoons.
EBU Secretary General Jean-Bernard Munch told a pubcasters confab in Brussels on Wednesday that despite increased competition due to an increase in the number of channels, Europe's TV channels have…
Nielsen Media Research has signed what's easily its biggest contract ever: a 7-year deal with Time Warner worth more than $150 million.
CBS has officially added "Unsolved Mysteries" to its midseason slate, picking up six episodes of the reality hour.
CBS gave full-season pickups to sitcom "King of Queens" and action drama "Martial Law," the first frosh shows at the Eye web to get strong votes of confidence.