As part of its negotiations to move "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch" to the WB from ABC, Viacom Prods has secured a pilot commitment from the Frog net.
Stephen Tapp has been promoted to VP and general manager of CityTV and CablePulse24, two stations in Toronto-based Chum's media stable.
Going to the mat over top-rated wrestling, Barry Diller's USA Networks plans to match an offer by Viacom/CBS for cable rights to the World Wrestling Federation, perhaps as early as today.
Those crazy execs at ABC have stuck a straitjacket on new drama "Wonderland," yanking it after just two episodes. The series, which special-interest groups charged inaccurately portrayed mental…
It's no longer all about the Peacock at NBC Enterprises. Web's distribution arm has snagged the international TV and international homevid rights to the upcoming TBS Superstation remake of the…
Viewers the world over are watching more TV than ever, while broadcasters are fueling their appetite with greater numbers of programs centered on money, sex or voyeurism, according to figures…
Monday at Mip TV was all about the letter "C" -- as in convergence, communities, content and a long list of other themes upon which Bertelsmann's Werner Lauff expounded in his keynote address on new…
Spanish telco Telefonica -- a top protagonist in Europe's recent mega-merger mania following its $5.3 billion buy up on March 17 of Dutch production behemoth Endemol -- revealed still further…
The latest adaptation of William Inge's Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Picnic" feels like the fuzzy 10th Xerox of a faxed document. Never showing any signs of genuine passion or chemistry between its…
Regis Philbin has helped ABC accomplish something that Marcus Welby, Fonzie and the Carringtons never could: win 15 straight weeks in the ratings.