ESPN "SportsCenter" anchor Keith Olbermann, whose plans to leave the network June 29 were revealed Wednesday, said Thursday that he will take a summertime sabbatical to recharge his battery and…
The Board of Governors of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has given the go-ahead for early handouts of three Primetime Engineering Emmy Awards and a pair of Engineering Emmy Plaques as part…
The Venezuelan-based Cisneros Television Group (CGT) completed its acquisition Wednesday of 90% of Imagen Satelital, Argentina's largest pay-box programmer and distributor, for a total of $112…
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Brannon Braga has signed a three-year overall deal worth an estimated $5 million to develop TV series and longform projects for Paramount Network TV.
Pubcaster KCET-TV has secured the necessary funding to convert its Emmy-winning public affairs series "Life and Times" into a live broadcast each weeknight beginning January 1998 -- making it the…
BET on Jazz has landed its highest-visibility event, a three-hour cablecast from the annual "Jazz Open Stuttgart '97" on July 25.
Taffner Ramsay Prods., an Australian subsid of New York-based DLT Entertainment, has been absorbed into a joint venture company with leading Oz producer-distrib Beyond Intl.
Spain's top paybox channel, Canal Plus Spain, and its owner, Sogecable, have signed a multipoint deal with Spanish producers Lobby Fapae, providing a cash injection and some $11 million for the…
Westinghouse Electric Corp. has shifted gears on its plan to spin off industrial assets, and will now group crown jewel Thermo King as part of the media business to be renamed CBS Corp.
Constance Marie has replaced Mel Gorham as the lead of NBC's Thursday sitcom "Union Square."
No single executive is expected to replace departing NBC Enterprises prexy John Agoglia outright, but Harold Brook, senior vice president of business affairs and administration at NBC, has emerged as…