Microsoft WebTV Networks has announced a price point of $9.95 per month for its previously announced UltimateTV digital video recording and Internet access service for DirecTV subscribers. Company…
NEW YORK -- Barry Diller's USA Networks has Vivendi's unqualified support for future deals and sees the French conglom as a key catalyst in helping roll out electronic retailing and other businesses…
Texas Gov. George W. Bush's appearance on "The Late Show With David Letterman" boosted the CBS show to its best household, viewer and demo delivery since the night of the "Survivor" finale.
Robb Smith has been promoted to VP of sales operations for Universal Intl. Television, the foreign TV sales arm of the Hollywood major. In the newly created post, Smith will support UIT's worldwide…
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. has announced key dates for the 58th annual Golden Globe Awards.
The so-called French "cultural exception" came under scrutiny Wednesday, when the Conseil superieur audiovisuel (CSA), France's TV watchdog body, blasted cable and satellite networks for not keeping…
Vice President Al Gore is scheduled to tape an in-depth interview with Queen Latifah today for an episode of the hyphenate's self-titled sophomore syndie yakker.
Europe's advertising and children's programming industries can rest a little easier as Euro policymakers in Brussels have indicated that they are moving away from proposing a complete ban on TV…
While presidential debates and baseball games continue wreaking havoc on some TV skeds, Tribune's syndie action hour "Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda" broke through the clutter, premiering with a 4.3…
Troubled Canuck TV company Cinar Corp. has inked a deal with Globe-X Management in the Bahamas to recover $50.9 million in funds that was invested offshore without board approval.
The WB teen meller "Dawson's Creek" was feted Wednesday in L.A. with a SHINE Award, for consistently exploring and promoting sexual health issues on TV. The recognition came from the Media Project, a…