DirecTV is teaming up with Comedy Central on a first of its kind pay-per-view packaging of the animated comedy series "South Park." Through the end of the year, DirecTV subscribers will be offered a…
TV and Internet veteran Luis Velo has been named CEO of Spain's biggest commercial broadcaster, Antena 3 (A3). Velo was previously general manager of e-commerce at Terra Lycos, an Internet services…
NBC may have scored boffo ratings Thursday with its star-studded lineup, but ABC -- with a few big names in its own corner -- countered with demo victories on Friday and Saturday. NBC, as usual…
Cabler TNN, recently redubbed the National Network, has picked up the cable rights to repeats of Pamela Anderson syndie action hour "V.I.P." from Columbia TriStar TV Distrib. The show will debut on…
After the success of "Grande Fratello," the Italo version of "Big Brother," Mediaset VP programming Pier Silvio Berlusconi said that the network will soon launch a special "Grande Fratello -VIP."
Fox Kids Europe, the leading pan-Euro integrated children’s entertainment company, has announced a restructuring of roles and responsibilities within its U.K. channel division. The channel will now…
USA Network's new reality series from "Survivor" exec producer Mark Burnett may just turn out to be one of TV's great "Combat Missions." Burnett and USA have been negotiating the 15-episode deal for…
NBC has made its second major exec shuffle in a week, naming Mitch Metcalf to the newly dusted-off position of program planning and scheduling chief.
NBC may have broken those "Chains of Love," but Endemol Entertainment didn't give up -- and now the controversial relationship gamer may be headed to UPN.
The vast majority of syndicated TV shows that air in access time periods (5-8 p.m.) perked up during the week that included the first four days of the November ratings sweeps. Researchers said that…