The New York Times has tapped Towers Prods. to deliver a two-hour History Channel retrospective adapted from the newspaper's special Sunday magazine issues examining great moments, movements and…
Court TV announced that it has purchased the cable rights to Fox's "Cops" (Daily Variety, May 13).
Tim Allen knows how to exit with style. His "Home Improvement" sitcom wrapped an eight-year run on ABC Tuesday with the second-best results for any series finale in six years.
MTV will continue its "Nine for the '90s" millennium series with "Nine Movie Moments That Made the 90's," a one-hour documentary celebrating the decade's most memorable big-screen moments, the music…
The Paramount TV Group has wrapped up a complex deal with Rysher Entertainment that gives Par full ownership of the syndie stalwart "Entertainment Tonight," and distribution rights to Rysher's TV and…
Nickelodeon will penetrate Africa via a strategic alliance with M-Net's K-TV channel in South Africa, the Continent's first private subscription service for kids.
A key senator suggested Wednesday that if networks don't tone down the sex and violence in their shows, the FCC should consider the moral tone of programming as a factor when deciding renewals of…
After a one year return to Los Angeles, the MTV Video Music Awards will move back to Gotham and into the Met, one of the world's greatest opera houses.
In its first deal to acquire telefilms, NewStar Media has bought the overseas rights to five pics to be produced by Showtime and Flashpoint Ltd.
Leave it to the English to find another way to set a compelling story in a humdrum rural village. Yet with "Goodnight Mr. Tom," "Masterpiece Theater" has trumped expectations and given viewers a…
Studios USA has scrapped plans to launch the syndie newsmag strip "Free Speech" this fall.