"Dr. Laura," the syndie yakker hosted by controversial radio host Dr. Laura Schlessinger, is due to be downgraded to 2 a.m. time periods on the CBS Television Stations, on which it airs, starting…
Viacom just got two big new shareholders as well as a sleepy cable network it wants to turn into a powerhouse brand alongside MTV and VH1.
Noggin, the kids' cable network from Nickelodeon and Children's Television Workshop, is beefing up its original programming with two new series.
Strong season premieres for "The Simpsons" and "The X-Files" powered Fox to a convincing victory among young adults on the first Sunday of November sweeps, which won the night in adults 18-49 by 4…
The FCC Thursday put into action a new federal law requiring satellite TV companies to black out some sports and entertainment programming in cities such as Los Angeles, passing on the same…
Telewest is buying Eurobell, the last significant independent cable operator in the U.K., from Deutsche Telekom in a deal likely to total £280 million ($406 million).
ABC has picked up six additional episodes of its frosh medical drama "Gideon's Crossing."
MGM Networks Latin America has inked an accord with Brazilian pay TV group Neo TV, which will distribute MGM's home and lifestyle channel, Casa Club TV.
In a move that's already meeting resistance from major studios, ABC is asking program suppliers to agree to several radical changes to standard pilot license agreements -- including the right to four…
Delivering movies to cable subscribers with full VCR capability is the No. 1 priority of Rob Jacobson in his new post as exec VP of In Demand, the dominant distributor of pay-per-view movies and…