ABC Family is close to a deal to run episodes of the upcoming yakker "The Caroline Rhea Show" one week following their premiere this fall in firstrun national syndication.
Lions Gate Entertainment has upped Kevin Beggs to president of TV production and Judith Polone to prexy of TV movies and minis.
The Super Bowl earlier this month was not only a hit in TV ratings, it has also generated the highest number of retail orders for the video of any sports event, according to USA Home Entertainment.
NBC's Julia Louis-Dreyfus laffer bowed to predictably strong ratings Tuesday night. Now the big question is, How many viewers will still be "Watching Ellie" in upcoming weeks?
No. 3 net TV Record has tapped veteran exec Luciano Callegari as artisitic and programming director, amid plans to improve its position in the market.
German pubcaster ZDF bolstered its Middle East presence on Monday, opening a news bureau in Tehran backed by Iranian web IRIB.
The Costume Designers Guild has selected Theadora Van Runkle and Ret Turner to receive the Career Achievement Awards at its March 16 awards ceremonies at the BevHills Hotel.
Reality giant Endemol has added yet another company to its French holdings, winning Miss France beauty pageant organizer Societe Miss France on Wednesday.
After private webs M6 and TF1, it could soon be pubcaster France 3's turn to give its audience a dose of reality.
Reed Midem, organizer of the MipTV television market, has advanced the date of next year's event to March.
Spike Milligan, the godfather of modern British comedy, died Wednesday at his home in Sussex, south of London. He was 83.