France's giant pay TV operator Canal Plus Thursday reported provisional consolidated revenue of 6.264 billion French francs ($1.01 billion) for the first six months of 1997, a gain of 15.2% from the…
Quincy Jones and David Salzman spent most of Thursday working feverishly on the Monday premiere of their new latenight strip "Vibe," even as word surfaced that the pair are in the process of…
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…
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The USA Network and its sister Sci-Fi Channel are in the midst of a $7.5 million on-air TV branding campaign that includes USA's first-ever broadcast media buy.
Sunday's two-hour premiere episode of the MGM Worldwide TV Group series "Stargate SG-1" generated for Showtime's highest-ever ratings for a series premiere and ranks as the highest-rated original…
Darryl (Chill) Mitchell, who was last seen as the lunch-counter owner on NBC's "The John Larroquette Show," has been signed to star in the network's new Kirstie Alley sitcom, "Veronica's Closet."
Arab News Network (ANN) isn't about to knock the popular and widely viewed CNN off the Mideast airwaves, but it does promise to offer regional viewers an Arabic-lingo alternative to the U.S…
Comedian-actor Denis Leary will star in his first HBO comedy special, the "HBO Comedy Hour" presentation "Denis Leary: Lock 'N Load," in a program filming in New York in September for a November…
Twentieth Century Fox TV has signed a three-year overall development deal with veteran writer/producer John Tinker and director/producer Bill D'Elia, executive producers of the CBS drama "Chicago…
HBO has purchased the rights to adapt the 1996 nonfiction book "Excellent Cadavers" as an HBO Pictures telefilm, with Carlo Carlei reportedly attached to direct.
The Assn. of Local TV Stations said Nielsen Media Research has raised its prices for ratings information to Fox, UPN and WB affiliates and independent stations by 27.9% over the last five years.