Alliance Communications Inc. has acquired the 20% interest in Showcase Television held by the Canadian Broadcasting Corp., raising its stake in the specialty channel to 95%.
Showtime is commissioning the long-delayed sequel to the PBS miniseries "Tales of the City" by slating a June production start for "More Tales of the City."
French pay TV group Canal Plus plans to reduce or even give up its stakes in Germany's pay TV channel Premiere and the commercial channel Vox, the weekly German newsmagazine Focus reported Sunday.
A&E has bought the 100-minute concert special "Ira Gershwin: The Centenary Event," produced last month in London by Euro Arts-Primetime and H.D. Thames.
Alliance Communications has ambitious plans to grab a slice of the booming film action in the U.K.
The ShoWest Awards will go live on TV for the first time, it was announced Friday.
Matthew Kearns, director of international business affairs, has been upped to vice president of business affairs for Columbia TriStar Television's children's programming unit.
Meredith Corp. has emerged as the winner of a bidding contest for four TV stations owned by First Media Television, snapping up the outlets for $435 million in cash and debt.
The mob will be squaring off against Homer in the May sweeps as CBS is scheduling the premiere of its six-hour miniseries "The Last Don," based on the Mario Puzo novel, against NBC's premiere of its…
The executives who control the direct broadcast satellite industry will gather Feb. 4 at the Westin Hotel at LAX for a daylong (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) conference titled "DBS - The Five Burning Questions."
Time Warner Cable is launching its Road Runner cable modem service in San Diego next month. The service, which debuted in Akron, Ohio, in the fall, uses an existing cable TV system to provide…