HBO Brasil, long an also-ran in Brazil's burgeoning pay TV market, is about to get a much-needed boost from media giant Globo.
Actress Joan Cusack ("In & Out") has inked a deal with the Carsey-Werner Co. to star in a sitcom written by Eric Gilliland ("Roseanne") for fall 1999.
Now that it has relaunched the old-skewing Family Channel as the kid-and-young-adult targeted Fox Family Channel, the cabler announced Tuesday that it will create two channels for the digital world.
Despite low ratings so far, Jeff Sagansky, president of Pax Net, said a cheaper economic model than the big broadcast nets will enable the fledgling broadcaster to exist on ratings of only 1.0.
The Beeb is on the Dish -- Satcaster EchoStar has picked up the fledgling BBC America channel, marking the first major carriage agreement for the 24-hour Brit TV showcase.
CBS gave full-season pickups to sitcom "King of Queens" and action drama "Martial Law," the first frosh shows at the Eye web to get strong votes of confidence.
TV France Intl. (TVFI), the umbrella group that oversees exports of French programming, has signed a deal with the Ethnic American Broadcasting Co. (EABC) to take part in the creation of a French…
Former White House mouthpiece Mike McCurry is wasting no time getting back into politics, signing on to do election night commentary and analysis for CNN.
CBS has officially added "Unsolved Mysteries" to its midseason slate, picking up six episodes of the reality hour.
The World Series has lifted Fox to first place in Oct. 19-25 primetime Nielsen race in another week of mostly discouraging results for the broadcast nets.
PROVIDED BY: NIELSEN MEDIA RESEARCH
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