The Pax TV Network has engineered joint sales agreements for news programming with three Post-Newsweek TV stations: CBS affiliate WJXT Jacksonville and two NBC affils, WDIV Detroit and KPRC Houston.
Vince McMahon's World Wrestling Federation, which delivers the highest-rated year-round weekly series on all of basic cable, also scored the two biggest-grossing pay-per-view events during the first…
President Bush on Monday made good on a promise to charge broadcasters millions of dollars in squatters taxes until they make the transition to digital TV and return valuable analog spectrum.
Original episodes of "Absolutely Fabulous," one of the shows that put Comedy Central on the map, will return in November to the cable net for the first time since the mid-1990s, with the original…
A high-stakes bluff by Europe's major automakers to force German media mogul Leo Kirch into giving them some control over Formula One racing has paid off.
Jeff Dellin, a Studios USA exec who played a significant role in developing the company's dual-platform distribution strategy, has been upped from VP to senior veep of research and program strategy…
Showtime has entered into a deal for a $1.1 million feature-length documentary about swingers called "Sex With Strangers" that will allow the producer-directors to release the movie to theaters after…
"Just Shoot Me" showrunner Marsh McCall has inked a multiyear deal worth an estimated mid-seven figures with Brad Grey Television and Columbia TriStar Television.
Universal Studios Intl. has agreed to provide U.K.'s Video Networks' video-on-demand service with feature films as well as film and TV library titles for several years.
Viacom has won a stay from a U.S. appeals court that will let it keep a handful of valuable TV stations for a little while longer. Company would have had to sell the assets by May 4 to comply with an…
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