Syndie newsmag maven Sheila Sitomer has ankled as executive producer of King World Prods.' "Inside Edition" to join its chief rival, Warner Bros.' "Extra."
Better-than-predicted revenues are causing Slovenia's Pop TV to revise its 1998 plans. First-quarter revenues at the CME-partnered station were up around 50% over last year, double the projected 25%…
ABC has yanked Columbia TriStar TV's midseason drama "Push" after the drama fell to ABC's lowest rating on record in the Monday 8 p.m.-9 p.m. timeslot.
National Geographic Television and Britain's Carlton TV have agreed to set up a joint venture production and distribution operation that will create over 300 hours of factual programming over the…
Viewers apparently think that 20 years later "The Love Boat" is still "exciting and new." UPN's "The Love Boat: The Next Wave," an updated version of the ABC series from the 1970s, debuted to solid…
The Walt Disney Co.'s new Toon Disney cabler has inked a carriage deal with satcaster DirecTV, which will account for more than half of the channel's subscriber base when it bows April 18.
CNN has nixed plans to team up with both Money and Fortune magazines on their new "CNNewstand" offering skedded to air Wednesday nights beginning in June.
NBC has pulled the Dick Wolf drama "Players" off its schedule, with no return date scheduled. The USA Networks Studios' drama, starring rapper Ice-T, averaged a 5.4 rating and 10 share in homes this…
Japanese television networks have unveiled a set of standards for animated programs designed to prevent another outbreak of the video induced seizures caused by the popular cartoon "Pocket Monsters."
Cablevision's Rainbow Media Holdings will announce plans Tuesday to launch a 24-hour local news channel based in -- and dedicated to -- the Bronx.
European satellite operator Eutelsat and Italy's space agency Telespazio have announced that a digital transponder called the Hot Bird Channel will be offered free-of-charge to all those who want to…