German pubcaster ZDF is buying three major film packages for a total of DM234 million ($131 million), programming director Oswald Ring announced Tuesday. The deals will supply the pubcaster with pics…
Management at pubcaster France Television is edging its way toward an agreement with staffers at regional public broadcaster France 3. The agreement would end an eight-day strike that has so far cost…
The "CBS Evening News with Dan Rather" tied "NBC Nightly News" for first place in households last week, the first time in five years the Eye web has occupied the top ratings spot.
ABC's strongest Thursday in 11 months, plus powerful pro and college football telecasts, have boosted the Alphabet net to a surprising primetime Nielsens weeklong victory in Dec. 1-7 results.
The hit stage show "Stomp" will be adapted for an original HBO family special to debut this fall. It will be taped in June at locations throughout New York City, and include versions of the show's…
Satcaster Echostar will add TCI's premium movie channels Encore and Starz! to its Dish Network lineup at the end of the month.
NBC and Dow Jones & Co. expect the marriage of the Euro and Asian business-news channels will trim losses, while bolstering both with the imprimatur of Dow's Wall Street Journal.
The Nashville Network (TNN), which is going all out to increase the profile of its flagship hourlong series "Prime Time Country," will take the show on the road for four weeks next year.
A Denver judge ruled Wharf Holdings, the parent company of Wharf Cable, in contempt Friday for failing to turn over assets to cable operator United Intl. Holdings (UIH).
It will be officially announced today that the news department at KCBS --- which in November created a firestorm with its investigative series about unsanitary conditions in L.A. County restaurants…
Buena Vista Intl. Television has agreed to supply live-action feature films, including those from Touchstone and Hollywood Pictures, to Hongkong Telecom IMS' new video on demand service, which…