News Corp. chairman-CEO Rupert Murdoch said his company may not need to move ahead with a planned IPO of Sky Global Networks, since it's now more likely the satcaster will be merged into an existing…
Video-on-demand service Intertainer has pacted with Warner Music Group in a licensing agreement that will allow the company to stream new releases of musicvideos from the Atlantic Group, Elektra…
Scripps Networks' proposed cabler Fine Living has hired its first full-time exec, Ken Solomon, who'll take prexy stripes. Solomon, 38, has resigned as president of iBlast.
Kim Conant has been named vice president of marketing and media relations for Paramount's TV Group. Conant will handle day-to-day publicity, advertising and promotion duties for Paramount TV Group's…
Local directors, producers and talent are clamoring to participate in next season's series of made-for-TV films under production at Television Nacional (TVN). The series "Cuentos Chilenos" (Chilean…
German shopping channel HOT has broadened its operations into the Netherlands, its third European market.
Ele Juarez, former prexy and CEO of HBO Latin America, has been appointed managing director of Telefonica Media, the giant film and TV subsid of Spanish telco Telefonica.
The webs are racing to put the finishing touches on their drama pilot orders, with ABC, CBS, Fox and the WB all greenlighting hourlong projects Tuesday.
Viacom president Mel Karmazin on Tuesday said reports of an advertising slump have been greatly exaggerated and ad spending will increase this year.
MGM majority shareholder Kirk Kerkorian will put up $325 million to help the Santa Monica-based studio pay for a 20% interest in four cable webs owned by Cablevision Systems' Rainbow Media Group…
ABC's "All My Children" and CBS's "Guiding Light" took two nominations each for the Directors Guild of America awards for daytime serials, while Disney swept all five noms for top children's program.