Disney's ESPN beat out Rupert Murdoch's Fox/Liberty Sports in the bidding for the 30-month-old Classic Sports Network, shelling out a hefty $188 million or so for the privilege.
Leading French television network TF1 has revamped its international sales arm, TF1 Intl., in response to the recent departure of TF1 Intl. president Francis Morel and this week's acquisition of the…
Hugh Downs and Barbara Walters will co-anchor the second weekly installment of ABC's "20/20" newsmagazine, due on Thursdays beginning Sept. 11.
Digital TV will be in German cable systems starting in October, executives of DF1, Germany's first digital pay TV web, told reporters at the Intl. Consumer Electronics and Media Fair (IFA) on Monday.
Atlantis Communications Inc. unveiled TV movie pacts with CBS and UPN Tuesday along with news of the appointment of a president and of higher second-quarter profit.
To no one's surprise, the media this week realized the public is as eager for news of Diana, Princess of Wales, in death as in life.
While Columbia TriStar TV president Eric Tannenbaum announced Kim Haswell’s promotion to senior vice president of comedy series development, Haswell reports to exec VP Helene Michaels, contrary to…
A little more than two months after resigning in apparent disgust, Joel Tator returns today to his exec producer post on "The KTLA Morning News" --- a job he first took in June 1992.
While network news divisions are churning out reams of coverage of the death of Diana, entertainment execs at the Big Four say they are not planning any new telefilms on the turbulent life of the…
Competing against ABC's "Monday Night Football" premiere in most of the country, UPN lost 19% of its Monday viewers in week two of its fall schedule.
Thomas Kirch, son of media mogul Leo Kirch, has been granted the frequency of bankrupt regional channel PulsTV, Berlin media authorities announced Saturday.