In a unique arrangement, MGM and UPN will split the advertising sales revenue for a Saturday afternoon block of MGM movies that will debut on UPN late this summer.
Be afraid, be very afraid: NBC's "Fear Factor" is off to a great start. Preem of the inexpensive reality series that critics loved to hate opened to impressive ratings on Monday, dominating its hour…
Largely commending the cable biz for transforming itself from a frog into a prince, FCC topper Michael Powell on Tuesday nevertheless warned the industry against becoming too arrogant and risking…
Court TV will launch a slow-rollout syndie run of its weekly series "Hollywood at Large," with deals in place for the show to debut this summer on WNBC New York and KNBC Los Angeles.
Three big ratings scores from the NBA Finals helped NBC cruise past its repeat-ravaged rivals last week.
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.