Spanish digital operator Via Digital, 25% owned by telco Telefonica, will carry a branded Canal Hallmark channel on its platform from Dec. 15.
CBS has ordered a sitcom pilot from CBS Prods. called "Late Bloomer," which stars Lisa Ann Walter of "Life's Work" and is executive produced by Jonathan Axelrod and James Widdoes of "Dave's World."…
Sean O'Halloran is segueing from the hottest seat in Australian pay TV --- CEO of beleaguered satcaster Australis Media --- to one of the best-upholstered jobs in Oz film and TV production and…
Esparza/Katz Prods., the production company behind features "Selena" and "Milagro Beanfield War," plus the TNT minis "Gettysburg" and "The Rough Riders," has hired producer Julian Fowles to oversee…
TNT and USA, the networks that harvest the highest primetime ratings in ad-supported cable, both had a lot to brag about in the third-quarter Nielsen printouts.
Sears, Roebuck and Co. said Tuesday it has decided against advertising on future episodes of the controversial new ABC series "Nothing Sacred.''
Lesley Stahl has been assigned to replace the late Charles Kuralt as anchor of the weekly CBS Eye On People nostalgia series "I Remember."
John Malone's Tele-Communications Inc., continuing its policy of reducing its overall subscriber count, has moved 445,000 subscribers in 29 of its cable systems into a new venture that will lop off…
Manchester United, Britain's largest soccer club, has unveiled plans to launch its own satellite TV channel in partnership with British Sky Broadcasting and Granada Media Group.
Deutsche Telekom AG said Tuesday it had reached a breakthrough agreement with broadcasters on setting up a common cable platform for digital television broadcasting in Germany.
This probably won't make embattled ABC Entertainment prexy Jamie Tarses feel any more secure, but production begins today on an episode of CBS' "Diagnosis Murder" with a plot that involves the murder…