HBO has signed Diane English, creator, writer and exec producer of "Murphy Brown," to take over "The F Word," a 10-hour miniseries dealing, in fictional terms, with the most raucous decade (1965-75)…
Fox was the clear-cut choice among young adults Sunday, winning every half-hour in key demos and emerging from the opening weekend of sweeps as a solid No. 2 in adults 18-49.
Studios USA Domestic TV exec Jim Benson has been upped to senior VP of communications for the studio. He continues to report to Susan Kantor, exec VP of marketing, in the newly created post.
Gaylord Cable News, a division of Gaylord Entertainment, bowed MusicCountry in Brazil on Thursday. The 24-hour channel, available to 1.6 million subscribers, replaces CMT.
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Argentinean pay TV programmer Pramer has bowed two premium adult nets in partnership with programmer Private Media Group and Intl. Film Prods.
CNN acknowledged Friday that numerous mistakes were made on election night and vowed to take efforts to ensure that that they won't occur again.
The Television Assn. of Programmers, Latin America, has elected MTV Latin America managing director-exec VP Antoinette Zel to the chair.
HBO has scrapped its plans to sell a sanitized-rerun version of "Sex and the City" to basic cable for five-a-week play in September 2002.
Australia's first dedicated product placement agency is open for business. Wise Owl Entertainment, established by former Showtime Australia marketing director Richard Weisel, has links with Norm…
A football game on par excitement-wise with last month's Super Bowl, the XFL staggered through its freshman outing with bad camera angles, little evidence of an improved version of the pro game and a…