As its chief exec Marie Jacobson leaves for L.A. to become senior programming veep at Columbia TriStar, Paramount/Sony/Universal-owned Oz feevee entertainment channel TV1 has committed to its first…
RAI Cinema has inked a two-year output agreement with German broadcaster RTL, acquiring free-TV rights to RTL TV movies, series and other productions.
The WB is rolling the dice on "Nikki," ordering nine more episodes of the Vegas-set frosh laffer from Warner Bros. Television.
In an effort to boost the ratings of "Disney's One Saturday Morning" kids block, ABC has ordered 21 episodes of "Disney's Lloyd in Space," a new series from the creators of "Disney's Recess" and…
Comedy Central has given a 10-episode commitment to "South Park" creator-producers Matt Stone and Trey Parker for "Family First," an offbeat political comedy series.
Following months of speculation that the Kirch Group would be buying Rupert Murdoch's German weblet TM3, Munich-based shopping channel HOT. Networks said Tuesday that it is in talks to take a…
Only months after the beginning of the long-awaited liberalization of Hong Kong's prehistoric pay TV market, expectations for the reform process have apparently been set too high. A report in…
TBS and Cartoon Network ended in a photo finish for the month of October, each racking up a 1.9 primetime rating in cable homes to lead the ad-supported cable-network pack.
While the Olympics may not have garnered the ratings NBC had expected, the Summer Games helped boost net ad revenues for ABC, NBC and CBS combined, which increased more than 42% to $2.6 billion…
Hoping to duplicate Comedy Central's success in the mid-'90s with the raucous British comedy series "Absolutely Fabulous," Bravo has bought the rights to 21 hourlong episodes of the British romantic…