Premier Advertiser Sales, the ad sales wing of Paramount Television Group, has changed its name to Paramount Advertiser Services as the unit broadens the scope of its activities to include the…
On a windy night in L.A. Wednesday, L.A. Fox Inc.'s home page on the World Wide Web suddenly disappeared and was replaced by ... a very strange reference to the network's hit show "The X-Files"!
Just six weeks after launching in Australia and the U.K., National Geographic's first branded channels are among the most popular on both the U.K.'s BSkyB and Oz's Foxtel feevee platforms, spurring a…
Dick Emery is ankling as chief exec of BBC Worldwide, the pubcaster's commercial arm, to become chief exec of U.K. TV, the BBC's pay TV joint venture with Flextech.
The Fox-owned stations have signed on for the new Pamela Lee syndie action-hour, "V.I.P.," from Columbia TriStar Television Distribution. (Daily Variety, Aug. 13)
Lensing has begun in Toronto on "Noddy," a co-production teaming BBC Worldwide, the Enid Blyton Co. and Catalyst Entertainment of Toronto for the first series ever created by the BBC specifically for…
The people who bring you "Saturday Night Live" and "Late Night With Conan O'Brien are jumping head-first into the book biz.
The Mexican government has given Televisa and TV Azteca permission to begin testing of digital TV signals.
Jeff Berg, chairman and CEO of Intl. Creative Management, predicted that in five years delivery services won't be wrestling any more with bulky cans of film because the average movie theater will get…
After a crisis in the mid-1990s and a stabilization last year, the annual Monte Carlo television market (Feb. 23-26) has reported that marketing efforts have paid off.
TV13 of Colombia signed a letter of intent last week with a Cisneros group company to form a strategic alliance to produce broadcast, cable and a satellite news program within Colombia and for other…