Going into its second year as a NATPE exhibitor, U.K. program distrib Channel 4 Intl. has assembled a slate of offerings that include drama, docu and animated series. While attending the TV mart…
Tribune Entertainment Co. has declared syndie action hour "Mutant X" a firm go for 2001 and hired Philip Segal as senior VP for scripted programming and development.
The cable industry trotted out a generous sampling of its star executives during last week's Western Cable Show in Los Angeles, everyone from John Malone and Barry Diller to Geraldine Laybourne and…
Spanish film and TV producer Cesar Benitez is inviting Euro firms to take a stake in his Boca Group, and British-based media conglom Pearson is among those in the frame.
Jacques Espinasse, director of Television Par Satellite, France's second digital satellite platform, has vowed to bring rival CanalSatellite, a subsidiary of Canal Plus, before the Competition…
A bipartisan team of House lawmakers proposed legislation Tuesday that would prevent television nets from projecting winners in presidential elections before polls have closed.
RickMill Prods., the company behind latenight Comedy Central pilot "The After Hours Club," has made some serious decisions about its funny business, hiring former Comedy Central programming exec…
Owner Pearson Television has just given the go-ahead for eight new episodes for a possible third season of "Baywatch Hawaii," which just finished filming its second season. With a writers strike…
Barry Diller acknowledged Monday that TV broadcasting is a tough business and said his USA Network Inc.'s TV stations will be sold off or will find a partner, possibly by year end. It's the first…
Team Entertainment has signed an agreement with the Sanitsky Co. to greenlight "Final Jeopardy," a telepic for ABC.