Sci Fi Channel has hired veteran TV exec Ian Valentine to set up a department developing original series, movies and miniseries.
NeuroTrash.com has launched a management arm through which it will represent the careers of digital content creators and develop projects inhouse and with other Web production companies. Los…
Reports in a column on USA Films appearing in Thursday’s paper have been challenged by executives of that company and by others doing business with USA Films. These sources deny that discussions are…
Call it the Frog's dilemma: The WB is looking to pick up all of its freshman shows for a full season -- but must financially find a way to accommodate them.
CNN anchor Bernard Shaw, who has been at the news cabler since its inception 20 years ago, will leave the network at the end of February when his contract expires. Shaw, 60, announced his resignation…
Disney stock was pummeled Thursday as the Mouse House posted higher profits in its fiscal fourth quarter but a decline for the year and acknowledged softening ad support for "Who Wants to Be a…
The Stuckeyville Bowl has switched its hour of operation: Frosh NBC comedy-drama "Ed" moves from Sundays to Wednesdays at 8 p.m. starting next month. The "Ed" shift was part of a Peacock sked shuffle…
Get ready for Mickey Mouse: The Next Generation. ABC will replace its Saturday morning cartoon "Disney's Mickey MouseWorks" with the new animated series "Disney's House of Mouse" in early 2001.
Granada Media is combining United Prods. and LWT Prods. to create what it calls a TV production "powerhouse" in the south of the U.K.
One month after secret talks to merge Rainbow Holdings with MGM, the cable programmer's parent has postponed a meeting to decide on a possible Rainbow tracking stock. Rainbow parent Cablevision…
TechTV, formerly ZDTV, a tech and Internet programming supplier, will launch a satellite channel in Asia in the first quarter of 2001. The channel will focus on the digital lifestyle.