Playboy Entertainment Group has launched a channel in Scandinavia through ViaSat, a direct-to-home service owned and operated by the Modern Times Group in Stockholm. The deal was sealed during last…
Central European Media Enterprises (CME), a publicly traded U.S. media company, and its Slovenian partner, ad sales broker Pro Plus, launched a new channel Monday in Slovenia called Gajba TV.
Twentieth Century Fox has acquired Wayne Kramer's spec, "Mindhunters" for a low six- against mid-six-figure sum.
Denise Dowse plays the mother on NBC’s “Built to Last.” A review Sept. 24 misidentified her. * * * Miramax exec VP of production Meryl Poster will oversee the film project “So Shoot Me,” contrary to…
Rupert Murdoch is putting together a new 24-hour cable network called Fox Sports World that will consist of soccer, rugby and other sports taped outside the U.S.
"Touched by an Angel" co-star Della Reese went on the offensive Monday against CBS, holding a news conference to call attention to her salary dispute with the Eye web (Daily Variety, Oct. 2).
ABC has upped Roger Sverdlik to exec VP-national sales manager, the No. 2 post in the network's sales division. Reporting to ABC Sales prexy Marvin Goldsmith, Sverdlik will oversee sales of all…
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to block a copyright infringement trial involving KCAL-TV concerning the station's showing of a videotape of truck driver Reginald Denny's beating during the 1992…
Black Entertainment Television chairman Bob Johnson's $288 million buyout offer for BET Holdings is "inadequate," money manager Mario Gabelli said in an Securities & Exchange Commission filing…
Proving that you can go home again --- and again --- veteran TV news exec Jeff Wald will be announced this morning as KTLA news director, marking his second stint as the station's news director and…
Walt Disney TV has signed a development deal with standup comedian Sue Costello.