Fox Family Channel scored big in the Nielsen ratings with "Scariest Places on Earth," a five-night primetime reality spec last week. But the network managed only a disappointing 0.8 rating in cable…
Production of commercials in Los Angeles dwindled to a record low in October in the final month of the sixth-month strike by union actors against the ad industry.
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…
Ian Hogg, group general manager and executive director of film and TV producer-distributor Becker Entertainment, will leave his post by December to become Singapore-based CEO of World Sport…
Jersey Films' TV arm, Jersey Television, has named former Jim Henson Co. executive Ellie Hannibal as VP. In her new post, Hannibal will perform exec duties on Jersey's frosh network series "Raising…