The British Broadcasting Corp. will start airing a round-the-clock news channel on the country's cable networks next month after gaining government permission. The permission was given despite…
Not content simply to challenge MTV Europe's U.K. channel, rival music service the Box is planning to launch a new service called Magic in the spring, a channel to compete with MTV sister service VH1.
ABC's premiere of "The Wonderful World of Disney" with "Toy Story" improved the 7-9 p.m. Sunday timeslot at the Alphabet web, but fell below expectations, while NBC's Sunday sitcom premieres…
NBC and Tribeca Prods. have cast Nick Turturro and Tom Sizemore to star in the "Sammy the Bull" miniser-ies. Sources say the web is also in talks with actress Debi Mazar.
Canal Plus, which owns the Latin American rights to the movie libraries of Carolco Pictures and Dino De Laurentiis, has sold 88 titles to TNT Latin America, among them "Rambo III," "Total Recall,"…
Eye web news anchor Dan Rather and News Corp. helmer Rupert Murdoch shared center stage -- but little else -- at Wednesday's second annual United Nations World Television Forum.
The WB netlet in mid-January is planning to move its Monday mini-hit "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" to lead off Tuesdays, its new fourth night of programming, which will also feature the highly…
Fox's general entertainment cablenet FX announced Tuesday that it has signed an affiliation agreement with Cablevision Systems Corp. --- the nation's sixth-ranked MSO --- to distribute FX to an…
Washington is filled with highbrow intellectuals who brag about not subscribing to cable, but Harold Furchtgott-Roth, a new voting member of the Federal Communications Commission, takes it one step…
Live Entertainment continued its evolution from a homevideo distrib to a full-service film company Tuesday by inking a three-year output agreement with Viacom's Showtime Networks that industry…