Fox Sports West 2, the spinoff regional sports channel that has finally landed carriage on a majority of local cable systems after months of struggle, is hoping to lock up deals in the next several…
UPN is not letting the Sinclair stations switch to the WB TV Network without a fight. On Friday night, UPN sent a letter to the WB and Sinclair claiming the station group failed to take appropriate…
Australia's Beyond Distribution has snared worldwide distribution rights to two TV shows from Ireland's Tyrone Prods. about the Emerald Isle's biggest-ever stage export, "Riverdance."
Only weeks after Hungary's regulatory authority (ORTT) gave the greenlight for the birth of a commercial TV industry in this market, legal squabbling is bringing static to the Magyar remote control…
America's Health Network, the struggling medical advice channel, has "furloughed" 161 of its 200 employees after the Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corp. pulled back from its planned $25 million investment…
Oscar-winning actress Ellen Burstyn, Brian Kerwin ("Murphy's Law") and Lucas Black ("Sling Blade") have been tapped to star in "Flash," a two-hour movie for ABC's "The Wonderful World of Disney"…
A&E and History Channel, which together will spin off about $400 million in revenues for 1997, have rewarded two of their top executives with promotions: Brooke Bailey Johnson and Dan Davids, upped…
TNT today will announce that it is moving its series "The New Adventures of Robin Hood" from Monday nights at 10 to Saturdays at 7 p.m. beginning Aug. 9.
Universal TV’s “Jerry Springer” scored an all-time high national Nielsen rating in the week ending July 20. Information was wrong in Thursday’s syndie ratings story. * * * Adam Dishell is VP, Central…
Universal TV has inked a deal with Grammy Award-winning gospel/hip-hop musician Kirk Franklin to develop a TV sitcom produced by Ralph Farquhar.