Viacom and Seagram filed legal memorandums Friday criticizing each other's plans to dispose of their jointly owned cable services, the USA Network and Sci-Fi Channel.
Reports running through the German press that media heavyweight the Kirch Group could loose its broadcasting rights to the World Cups in 2002 and 2006 were denied Friday by the Kirch Group and FIFA…
In a unique example of some Viacom corporate synergy, MTV will air a same-day simulcast this weekend of the new Showtime dramatic anthology series from brothers Tony and Ridley Scott, "The Hunger."
Will Pat Bullard become the new matchmaker/referee on "Love Connection"? He will if Warner Bros.' syndie arm decides to go forward with a revival of "Love Connection," which wrapped its original…
The Big Three networks were given final approval Friday from the FCC to preempt, on a limited basis, educational children's television programming for live sports events.
Frequently mistaken for New York Yankees manager Joe Torre, Paul Sorvino soon will be putting the likeness to good use. Sorvino has agreed to portray the Yankees skipper in the Showtime biopic about…
It's now E! and only E! at E! Online, the massive Website that E! Entertainment Television and CNET: The Computer Network jointly launched last August.
Sergio Silva, head of production at RAI-TV, announced Friday the Italian pubcaster is making a quantum leap in its investment for the inhouse production of series, miniseries, TV movies and feature…
Canal Plus Netherlands has inked a five-year, 145 million guilder ($73 million) deal that gives it rights to broadcast live, on pay TV, all Honor Division soccer games in Holland.
Live Entertainment CEO Mark A. Curcio was formerly head of the Los Angeles office of management consulting firm Bain & Co., which is un-related to Boston-based Bain Capital. Information was wrong in…
Valerie Cavanaugh, UPN's senior vice president of business and legal affairs, is ankling the netlet at the end of her contract this fall, sources say.