John Malone, the cable pioneer and chairman of Liberty Media, was in rare form Wednesday during the bellwether opening panel session at the Western Cable Show.
Oxygen Media called a press conference Wednesday at the Western Cable Show -- at the L.A. Convention Center -- to talk about some of its programming in 2001. But Candice Bergen, whose "Exhale"…
While new technology demos appear set to dominate much of cable's Western Show 2000 this week, at least one network -- the new National Geographic Channel -- is trumpeting programming.
Disney's Buena Vista TV will harvest more than $30 million from ABC and cable's USA Network in a shared-window deal for the hit movie "Unbreakable." The Bruce Willis starrer is the standout title in…
Nickelodeon has ordered 26 new episodes of Nick Jr.'s highly rated preschool series, "Dora the Explorer." The bilingual, animated adventure series -- which broke Nick Jr.'s premiere ratings record…
Here's what's up with "The Downer Channel": The NBC half-hour sketch comedy/animation hybrid is close to filling out its roster of ensemble players. Mary Lynn Rajskub, Wanda Sykes, Lance Krall and…
Latino pay-TV programmer Cisneros Television Group announced it has inked a deal with Argentine indie producer Cuatro Cabezas for 10 docus.
The National Network (TNN) has landed the exclusive cable rights to the XFL, which will begin airing on the Viacom-owned cabler in February.
The Planeta Group, the largest publishing company in the Spanish-speaking world, has entered pic production. TV exec Emanuela Spinetta, formerly director of Pearson TV in Spain, has been named…
MTV Networks has upped Leslie Leventman to executive VP of creative services, special events and travel management, and David Sussman to executive VP and general counsel of law and business affairs.
In the wake of Election Night mishaps at the nets, NBC and Fox News Channel said Wednesday they were considering pulling out of Voter News Service, the news consortium that provides exit polling and…