The BBC may at last be positioned to break into the U.S. TV market, following its agreement on a broad digital alliance with U.S. cable giant Tele-Communications Inc.
Concluding a long search, the Disney Channel has hired Shirley Powell as its new VP of media relations, adding another cog to its restructured executive team under prexy Anne Sweeney.
Tribune Broadcasting's WPIX took a record 40 nominations Thursday for the New York area Emmy Awards, honoring news, sports and other programming.
Scriptwriters Network has announced a May 10 deadline for the seventh annual Carl Sautter Memorial Scriptwriting Competition for Film & Television.
Village Roadshow Pictures Worldwide is planning to give a limited number of U.S. TV stations the rights to air 13 episodes of its Australian-produced hour drama strip "Pacific Drive" for free this…
Universal Television has inked a multiyear comedy development deal with writer-producer Mark Driscoll. According to sources familiar with the deal, Driscoll signed a two-year, $4 million pact with an…
The Disney Channel will unveil its new logo at this week's National Cable Television Assn. convention in New Orleans as part of its brand and imaging makeover.
Turner Original Prods. has signed a deal with Silence Film Prods. for an hour-long docu "CIA" (working title) from executive producer Richard Linklater and producer Sasha Alpert.
Longtime KIIS radio marketing exec Karen Lamas Tobin has jumped to KNBC-TV as director of marketing communications, a position that will find her overseeing all of the station's media, publicity and…
Although UPN comedy "Moesha" has only been on the air for a year, Worldvision Enterprises last week began meeting with station groups about selling off-net rights to the sitcom for the year 2000, the…