Canada's Telescene has pacted with Fremantle Corp. for exclusive distribution of two family comedy series.
Showtime's sister network TMC (the Movie Channel) has scheduled "Harlequin's Loving Evangeline," starring Nick Mancuso, Kelly Rowan and Shari Belafonte, as one of its original movies for October.
Discovery Networks, Intl. has finally cracked France, practically the last major European market where the Discovery logo hasn't been in evidence.
Garry Shandling got a big laugh Sunday night at the Museum of Television & Radio gala honoring Jerry Seinfeld and David E. Kelley when he advised the duo "to keep this in perspective: You're…
Rupert Murdoch's FX cable network has renewed its weekly hour-long comedy/variety series "Penn & Teller's Sin City Spectacular" for another eight episodes, boosting the total for the 1998-99 season…
The major studios, which have become masters at carving out additional ancillary-market windows for their theatrical movies, may have stumbled across a new one: pay-per-view redux.
The season premiere of the syndie actioner "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" was held hostage over the weekend in the L.A. and San Francisco markets by a contractual dispute between its station affils and…
NBC's primetime ratings woes don't seem to be hurting the web's latenight juggernaut. "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" attracted its largest premiere week audience since the start of Johnny Carson's…
Latest Nielsen results show NBC finding its Thursday footing in the post-"Seinfeld" era, ABC solidifying its Friday lead and CBS maintaining control of Saturday, but ABC rookies "Fantasy Island" and…
Lynn Whitfield ("Eve's Bayou," "A Thin Line Between Love and Hate") will star in the Lifetime original film "Dangerous Evidence."
Baseball this season has been very, very good to Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa ... and Fox Broadcasting Co.