While Tele-Communications Inc.'s support of Geraldine Laybourne's Oxygen Channel gives it immediate credibility, the planned female-targeted cable web will face an uphill battle to become a widely…
National Geographic "Explorer" will move its weekly cable home from TBS Superstation to CNBC beginning in September 1999.
The Showtime Networks have engineered an output deal with independent theatrical distributor Stratosphere Entertainment that covers about 30 pictures that Stratosphere is releasing from July 1, 1998…
EBU Secretary General Jean-Bernard Munch told a pubcasters confab in Brussels on Wednesday that despite increased competition due to an increase in the number of channels, Europe's TV channels have…
Disney's Buena Vista Home Entertainment has acquired all U.K. and Irish rights to "The Wiggles Movie" from sales agent Beyond Films on the eve of its international launch at Mifed.
TV programming will have to continue being adjusted after the National Basketball Assn. on Wednesday canceled two more weeks of regular-season games as a result of the ongoing labor dispute.
Amid all of the network's ratings woes and management turmoil, NBC last week turned to an interesting source for some guidance and inspiration.
In the first "clean" Tuesday of the fall season -- all lineups in place and no disruptions from baseball -- ABC has asserted its leadership with its biggest Tuesday margin of victory in adults 18-49…
CBS Corp. Chairman and CEO Michael Jordan is leaving the company at the end of the year, allowing Mel Karmazin to complete his rocket-fast rise to power at the Eye a few years earlier than expected.
One month into its syndie life cycle, "Friends" is pacing the syndie pack in adult demographic ratings, according to Nielsen's latest national syndication ratings report.
Sony Pictures Entertainment launched its AXN action channel last weekend in India. The encrypted channel will provide 24-hour entertainment consisting of a mix of movies, sports and cartoons.