Showtime has added the drama "Strange Relations" to its original picture slate.
Playboy TV Intl. has launched Spice, the adult movie web, in Israel. It will be carried by MSOs Matav, Golden Channel and Tevel.
Egypt's Foreign Ministry summoned Israeli ambassador Zvi Mazel to protest against satirical Israeli talkshow "Tonight With Elie Yatzpan," which ridiculed President Hosni Mubarak, an Israeli Embassy…
Spanish-lingo Hispanic Television Network (HTVN) said it will shortly begin airing on Los Angeles-area cable systems, extending cable accords with AOL Time Warner, AT&T and others.
Hasbro was tapped Tuesday by kidvid producer Nelvana as the toys and games licensee for the upcoming Fox Kids anime series "Medabot."
Canal Plus' French staffers are bracing themselves as Pierre Lescure, Vivendi Universal's TV and film division chief, is expected to announce a major overhaul today.
Kids CGI animated series "Sitting Ducks," launched at Mip TV in Cannes, has taken flight around the world. "Ducks" has been bagged by leading U.K. commercial network ITV, France's TF1, Oz pubcaster…
Sue Bruce-Smith, FilmFour's director of international sales, is leaving to become head of film production at Irish film and TV indie, Little Bird.
Cosmos Studios, the media company co-founded by the widow of scientist-author Carl Sagan, has made its first book deal.
Rose McGowan is negotiating to replace Shannen Doherty in Spelling Television's hit TV drama "Charmed" at the WB network.
A key Capitol Hill aide on Tuesday said a merger between DirecTV and EchoStar would likely face more hurdles than would a deal cut between News Corp. and DirecTV.