Syndication sales veteran Sid Cohen has reupped as president of MGM Domestic TV Distribution, just as Leo gets ready to hit the syndie marketplace with a new talkshow strip for fall 1998.
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.
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…
The premiere of Fox Broadcasting Co.'s David E. Kelley drama "Ally McBeal" outperformed the season debut of its "Melrose Place" lead-in Monday and marked the best opener for any new or returning…
Italy's sole pay TV operation, Telepiu, controlled by France's Canal Plus, said it has reached a five-year deal with Polygram Filmed Entertainment under which Telepiu has bought exclusive pay TV…
Three teams of presenters ---father-and-son Alan and Adam Arkin, "Frasier's" Kelsey Grammer and David Hyde Pierce and Bob Newhart and Judd Hirsch of the new CBS comedy "George & Leo" --- have been…
The sixth-largest cable operator in the U.S., CSC (Cablevision Systems Corp.), will create a new all-foreign-film network called World Cinema.
Merv Griffin has sided with Sony Pictures Entertainment in its legal battle with King World Prods. over the gameshow "Hollywood Squares."
A spicy "Gumbo" and smooth "R&B '98" specials are headed for syndication. House of Blues Entertainment and the Larry Thompson Organization are teaming to produce a new weekly music/pop culture hour…