A shake-up in the management of Cecchi Gori Communications (CGC), the TV group of top Italian film producer and distributor Vittorio Cecchi Gori, is widely expected in the wake of the appointment of…
A group of telephone companies struggling to break into the subscription TV business is urging Congress to limit the ability of the Walt Disney Co., Viacom, CBS and NBC to enter exclusive programming…
Media entrepreneur Bud Paxson stunned Wall Street on Wednesday when he sold control of the Travel Channel to Discovery Communications for $20 million, less than three months after he bought it for…
Sara Rose, a former Orion acquisition exec, is not officially an employee of MGM but is acting on behalf of the company at the Toronto Film Festival as a member of the post-merger transition team…
ABC's "Wide World of Sports" will be converted from a 90-minute anthology series to the umbrella for most of the network's weekend sports coverage.
Damon Wayans has sealed a deal with the Carsey-Werner Co. to produce and star in a comedy series for Fox Broadcasting Co., confirming earlier reports (Daily Variety, Aug. 18).
Viewer interest in the death and funeral of Princess Diana has dominated the Sept. 1-7 primetime Nielsens, with NBC's six Di-themed "Datelines" pushing the Peacock a surprising 2 shares ahead of…
E! Entertainment Television will launch Estilo --- its first round-the-clock branded channel in Europe --- in a joint venture with Spain's Canal Satellite Digital (CSD).
Seven consortia, including one involving French private TV network TF1 and another taking on board Canadian company United Television Intl., are in the bidding for South Africa's first private…
The Sony cabler Game Show Network has unearthed an edition of the vintage game show "I've Got a Secret" that featured notorious baseball legend Ty Cobb as the special guest that it will show Friday…