Marmel Entertainment will lay out about $500,000 to produce the "Mrs. World Pageant" on Pax TV Dec. 18. It's the first of three annual two-hour Mrs. World specials for which Pax has signed up.
Hitching a ride in Televisa's commercial slipstream, TV Azteca has announced that it too will increase advertising rates by 40% for the coming year.
Turner Intl., Star TV and Cable & Wireless HKT are among the 10 companies that have applied to the government for new television licenses.
The WB is putting frosh ani laffer "Mission Hill" on hiatus after just two airings -- but the Frog net says it's not giving up on the toon.
New York-based new media company BNNTV.COM has opened a Los Angeles office to manage its West Coast television development and production operations.
Every Alan Freed legend involves one of three images: rock 'n' roll visionary, payola victim, broken man. NBC's attempt to penetrate those superficialities comes out mixed. For once there's more to…
Turner Broadcasting's TBS is crowing about the angelic 5.5 Nielsen rating in cable homes chalked up by the 1996 John Travolta hit "Michael" during its network TV premiere Sunday.
CBS has acquired the upcoming Marilyn Monroe novel "Blonde" by Joyce Carol Oates and made a commitment to a four-hour miniseries, beating out the feature departments at several major studios in the…
Showtime has angered some cable operators by giving their main competitor, DirecTV, the exclusive right to offer the live Showtime cablecast of the Oct. 23 Mike Tyson-Orlin Norris fight to the…
Further confirmation that the 1999-00 season is shaping up to be the year of the drama came Thursday as a trio of frosh hours snagged full-season orders.
With syndicators keeping their cards close to their chest for fall 2000 as they watch for weaknesses in current lineups, Paramount already has cleared the upcoming "Dr. Laura" in 19 of the top 25…