The National Network (TNN) stunned observers throughout the cable industry last year when it ponied up a stratospheric $365 million to Paramount for exclusive rights to the reruns of three "Star…
News orgs rallied against exclusives on Sunday, saying that they don't serve the public's interest during a time of national crisis.
The tables were set, the flowers were arranged and the alcohol was ready to flow. The Unity Dinner, this year's toned-down answer to the Governors Ball, was almost completely set up. Then, all of a…
You couldn't have stumbled on a more conspicuous sign of the disappearance of Ted Turner from the media spotlight than the Oct. 5 Wall Street Journal's burial on page B6 of the authoritative report…
Barter may be getting a boost in the Euro TV market. Given the growth in commercial outlets on the Continent over the last decade -- and the cash crunch that many foreign TV stations are currently…
On the heels of their new historical miniseries "The Crusaders," Kirch Media, Italian production company Lux Vide and RAI Trade are bringing an updated version of Bram Stoker's "Dracula" to the small…
The 29th Intl. Emmy Award noms, unveiled in Cannes today, feature shows from a wider swathe of foreign broadcasters than ever before.
NBC's cooking up another chef show. Peacock, home of the new Emeril Lagasse sitcom, has made a premium script commitment to a half-hour kitchen-based romantic laffer starring Patrick Dempsey ("Once…
CBS' "Survivor" will certainly have a major impact on Thursday's leadoff hour when it returns this week, but NBC's "Friends" has mega-momentum heading into its second battle with the reality…
Mark Fleischer has been tapped prexy of Mainframe U.S.A., the Los Angeles-based subsid of Canadian computer animation studio Mainframe Entertainment.
E! Networks has tapped Gavin Harvey senior VP of marketing and brand director. He replaces Stephen Croncota, who left the post to head up programming for E!'s Style network.
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