As expected, ABC prexy Preston Padden and Sinclair Broadcasting Corp. prexy David Smith have been invited to testify at the Senate Commerce Committee's Sept. 17 hearing on broadcasters' plans for the…
French pay television company Canal Plus is about to become one of the country's main cable operators by taking a majority stake in Compagnie Generale de Videocommunication (CGV).
The new-model "People's Court" and "Martha Stewart Living" got off to a good start Monday as the first wave of the season's syndie daytime crop premiered.
CBS' Eyemark Entertainment, the distributor of "Touched by an Angel" reruns, is putting the touch on cable networks, asking them to pony up $90 million for the first four years of "Angel" episodes.
E! Entertainment Television will, as previously promised, add a West Coast feed of its programming beginning Sept. 29 at midnight PDT that will enable the network to run its daily core lineup of "E…
Actress Stacy Edwards has joined the cast of the CBS drama "Chicago Hope." Edwards recently starred as Christine, a deaf woman, in the indie feature pic "In the Company of Men," and she also has a…
All American Television Prods. has signed a first-look development deal with director Martha Coolidge's Ozma Prods.
CBS has signed a talent holding deal with actress Kellie Martin, who starred in the series "Life Goes On," "Crisis Center" and "Christy."
The sixth-largest cable operator in the U.S., CSC (Cablevision Systems Corp.), will create a new all-foreign-film network called World Cinema.
Italy's top film producer and distributor, Vittorio Cecchi Gori, has joined forces with former RAI general director and state-owned telecom company STET president Biagio Agnes.