In a dramatic, unexpected raid, Spanish telco Telefonica has bought the country's top-rated private TV channel, Antena 3 TV (A3TV), moving in association with banks Santander and Central Hispano.
Fox Broadcasting Co. is in talks with Arsenio Hall to star in a new sitcom for Thursday nights on Fox next fall, sources say.
The effort by broadcasters to load the current budget bill with provisions that would deregulate the ownership of TV stations is running into trouble.
Buena Vista Television has named Linda Beal managing talent producer for its upcoming syndie latenight strip "The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show."
After making an end run around the toughest markets for new syndicated shows to crack, Paramount's syndie arm has asked stations in New York and Los Angeles to submit offers for its new Howie Mandel…
Mel Gibson was among the celebs who dropped by the KNBC studios Wednesday night for the pilot taping of "The Magic Hour," Twentieth TV's upcoming latenight talkshow with NBA legend Earvin (Magic)…
The seventh edition of the Jornadas de Cable, Latin America's biggest annual pay TV fair, should see a record attendance of 20,000 industryites, host org ATVC claims.
HBO celebrated a decade of Emmy eligibility Thursday by becoming the first cable network to lead the list of contenders, pulling down a cable-record 90 nominations, led by a comedy-series record 16…
"Toy Story" will air as the season premiere of ABC's "The Wonderful World of Disney."
On a day when everyone should have been buzzing about HBO's chart-topping 90 Primetime Emmy Award nominations --- by far the most ever for a cable network --- the attention instead centered on a…