South African pay TV service M-Net, which boasts more than 1.1 million subscribers across Africa, has renewed its contract with 20th Century Fox, giving the channel exclusive broadcast access for the…
With syndicators keeping their cards close to their chest for fall 2000 as they watch for weaknesses in current lineups, Paramount already has cleared the upcoming "Dr. Laura" in 19 of the top 25…
The WB is putting frosh ani laffer "Mission Hill" on hiatus after just two airings -- but the Frog net says it's not giving up on the toon.
New York-based new media company BNNTV.COM has opened a Los Angeles office to manage its West Coast television development and production operations.
Every Alan Freed legend involves one of three images: rock 'n' roll visionary, payola victim, broken man. NBC's attempt to penetrate those superficialities comes out mixed. For once there's more to…
Brillstein-Grey Television has inked an exclusive overall development deal with Donick Cary, co-exec producer of "The Simpsons."
"NYPD Blue" creator/exec producer Steven Bochco is seeing red over the possibility that ABC might bump his hit cop skein out of its established 10 p.m. Tuesday slot in favor of frosh drama "Once and…
The controversial issue of the state funding of public broadcasters in the digital age is continuing to move into the sights of the European Commission.
"Judging Amy" co-exec producers Dawn Prestwich and Nicole Yorkin have inked a multiyear overall development deal with 20th Century Fox Television.
In an indirect swipe at their cable competish, the Big Six are mounting an all-out campaign to convince TV Guide and other listing services to stop identifying second and third runs of programs as…
A small, outside distributor is handling TV syndication of reruns of MTV's series "Real World" rather than inhouse Paramount Domestic TV, because MTV was afraid the show would get lost.