The pitches keep on coming. Advertising revenue for national cable TV networks skyrocketed during the first quarter of 2000, increasing more than $500 million to a record $2.3 billion, a 33% gain…
MTV Latam has added a third feed to the Spanish-lingo music channel. The new Central Service -- for the countries of Chile, Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador -- reaches nearly 1 million households, of which…
Like two infomercials pitching romance to airheads, USA's "Crush" and "Friends or Lovers" is a double shot of staged unpleasant-ness. Space fillers in every sense, this one-two gameshow punch, which…
Twentieth Television, Fox's syndication arm, has closed deals with TV stations representing coverage of more than 70% of the country to air the off-net reruns of "The Practice" during its weekend…
ABC and Touchstone have found Geena Davis a few female buddies. Joining Davis in the pilot "Lost and Found" are Mimi Rogers, Wendy Makkena and relative newcomer Cindy Lu.
The MTV Movie Awards are back again for their ninth outing and -- considering some of the categories -- they promise to be as irreverent as ever.
HBO Films has cast Thomas Jane as Mickey Mantle in "Homerun Race," an original movie dealing with the rivalry between New York Yankees sluggers Mantle and Roger Maris to break Babe Ruth's home run…
Hand NBC some jumper cables: "Battery Park" is dead. Peacock execs announced Friday it had yanked the cop ensemble sitcom, which couldn't get arrested in the post- "Frasier" Thursday night slot.
Japan's two biggest cable companies have entered talks for a possible merger that would also unite AT&T with Microsoft in a battle to win over Japan's Internet market. Japan's largest cable company…
Well, that was fast: On April 11, Matt Dillon was set to star in Castle Rock Entertainment's "Miss Congeniality" opposite Sandra Bullock (Daily Variety, April 11); as of April 14, he had dropped out…