Sony Corp. is in the final stages of purchasing a 10% stake in Japan's top broadcaster, Fuji TV. The alliance would create a diversified media giant -- the largest in Asia, and one on par with some…
In its first foray into original telepic production, Pax TV is teaming with prince/producer Edward Windsor for a two-hour holiday drama starring Kathy Ireland. Ireland will play the youngest daughter…
NBC's coverage of the National Basketball Assn. playoffs has gotten off to an encouraging start, with Sunday's tripleheader faring better than the opening Sunday of a year ago.
NBC Sports commentator Ahmad Rashad will join Paramount's syndicated strip "Real TV" as host, beginning this fall with the show's fifth season. The move was expected (Daily Variety, April 17). Rashad…
After a 40-year absence from the small screen, Sidney Lumet will return to television with an original drama series for A&E.
A report by an independent consultant has lambasted the leadership of the South African Broadcasting Corp., accusing it of a "lack of integrity, common decency, mutual respect and loyalty." The…
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. has created a new division called Fox Cable Networks to manage its growing portfolio of cable channels, appointing Jeff Shell to serve as president and CEO.
Dick Wolf has signed director-producer Arthur W. Forney to an exclusive two-year deal with his Wolf Films banner. Forney's no stranger to the Wolf pack, having most recently served as co-executive…
Web has officially picked up the 20th Century Fox Television-produced half-hour show starring Christopher Titus for next fall. Show, from creators-exec producers Jack Kenney and Brian Hargrove, has…
Pearson Television is plotting a new direction for the 11th season of "Baywatch" by heading South and picking up a Playmate along the way. Veteran writer-producer Frank South, the mastermind behind…
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