Sun Microsystems has invested an undisclosed amount in Vivendi Universal subsid Canal Plus Technologies in an effort to promote the use of Sun's Java programming software in future interactive TV…
CBS has lost its "Bette." Eye pulled the plug on the struggling Bette Midler laffer Monday, putting the nail in the coffin of another of this season's celeb vehicles.
A&E and Sidney Lumet have joined the headlong rush of networks and producers to tackle TV series about the U.S. Supreme Court. "May It Please the Court," Lumet's series, which A&E has put into script…
"Frasier" isn't going anywhere: NBC and Paramount Network Television have struck a $374 million renewal deal that will keep the Kelsey Grammer-led laffer on the Peacock web until May 2004.
European channel launcher SBS Broadcasting has inked a deal with News Corp.-owned Fox World to create and operate a northern European production company.
Boosted by an interview with "Survivor" exec producer Mark Burnett and contestant Michael Skupin, CBS News' "The Early Show" posted its highest overnight rating for a Friday and the highest rating…
In NBC's "The Fighting Fitzgeralds," Brian Dennehy stars as an Irish curmudgeon patriarch to a clan of three grown boys, one daughter-in-law and a young granddaughter. With a kinder, gentler Archie…
Following the intervention of Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder last week, German media group Kirch and pubcasters ARD and ZDF look set to restart negotiations today over the broadcast rights to the 2002…
King World Prods. has tapped Steven Nalevansky to head its programming and development department as senior VP. He will report to Roger King, chairman/CEO of CBS Enterprises and King World Prods.
Canal Plus Technologies and Sun Microsystems have sealed a strategic alliance to develop interactive technology for TV systems globally.
Despite not starting until nearly Sunday morning on one occasion, NBC's "Saturday Night Live" has delivered its best February sweeps ratings in three years. It was a strong month for the "SNL" gang…