U.K. cable operator Telewest has agreed to carry an unnamed analog cable channel in return for a seven-figure sum, a deal unprecedented in the U.K. cable industry.
Munich police inspector Derrick is not the only German cop solving cases on TV screens around the world. While pubcaster ZDF's veteran detective remains an international hit, other German TV…
Kevin Williamson --- the scribe behind the box office hit "Scream" and its upcoming sequel --- has inked an exclusive multiproject, multimillion-dollar film and TV production deal with…
Discovery Communications, one of the U.S. companies at the center of activity at the ongoing Mipcom TV trade show, unveiled two ambitious programming arrangements Sunday.
British Sky Broadcasting, Canal Plus, the Kirch Group and other European broadcasters have agreed to support the standardization of digital set-top box technology.
The American Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, N.Y., hosted an annual benefit honoring industry execs on Tuesday at Gotham's St. Regis Hotel, with this year's kudos going to Walt Disney Studios…
ABC may have a hit on its hands with "Dharma & Greg," while NBC is in early trouble with "Built to Last," according to Nielsen results for the first Wednesday of the fall season, a night dominated by…
Actress Khandi Alexander is ankling NBC sitcom "NewsRadio" after three seasons, reportedly after clashing with producers concerning the portrayal of her character.
One week after Dean Valentine joined UPN as CEO, the netlet's entertainment president, Mike Sullivan, said he will leave when his contract expires in October.
Japanese trading house Marubeni Corp. has teamed with animation producer Studio Pierrot Co. in a deal aimed at building Marubeni's software and programming base.
Mipcom Junior, the two-day kidvid screenings that shuttered on Thursday, came close to becoming a victim of its own success.