British cable group NTL is reportedly set to join an investment consortium that is exclusively negotiating to buy Bavaria's cable system from Deutsche Telekom.
MTV Networks Europe has launched a dedicated MTV Channel for the Netherlands that carries local content and Dutch-lingo programming across its schedule. MTV NL will feature “MTV: New,” which features…
Granada Media has purchased a 45% share in independent Irish station TV3 in a £29.3 million ($41 million) deal.
Ratings for the U.S. Open on CBS slipped well below last year's marks, but still logged the tennis tourney's second-best overnights since 1995. According to Nielsen, Sunday's men's final showed the…
NBC's new Steven Weber comedy "Cursed" may be just that. The Peacock has fired the show's exec producers and is threatening to pull the ATG-produced laffer from its fall lineup unless ATG replaces…
By STEVEN OXMAN Is Robert Parker's Spenser character really so interesting that, after having his own eponymous series, he's now a worthy protagonist for a telepic franchise? The answer, based upon…
The Peacock's planning a 2001 space odyssey with "Survivor" exec producer Mark Burnett. NBC has agreed to shell out nearly $40 million for the rights to "Destination Mir," an ambitious reality skein…
Big Brother is looking to invade the United States. Endemol, the production company behind the global hit format "Big Brother," is expected to announce shortly plans to open up a new division…
Playwright Alexandra Cunningham has inked an overall deal with Steven Bochco Prods. to write for current Bochco shows and develop original and assigned material.
Time Warner's TBS and TNT have engineered their biggest buying spree of the summer, landing the first network play of "The Perfect Storm," "Space Cowboys" and three other Warner Bros. movies for $50…