Cable networks TBS and TNT have purchased first broadcast rights to Universal's runaway hit "The Mummy," in a package that also includes "Life," "EDtv" and "Primary Colors."
Premium cabler Showtime on Monday announced a slate of 13 original films featuring talent such as Gillian Anderson, Anthony LaPaglia, Laura Linney, William Hurt, Miranda Richardson, Jane Seymour and…
WinStar TV & Video has picked up the domestic TV and homevideo rights to BMG Independents film library, signaling BMG's retreat from the homevideo biz.
Japan's Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications will push the country's cable TV companies to switch to a digital format by 2005 and will offer financial incentives to facilitate the change.
Next on "Jerry Springer": a kinder, gentler approach to the show? Buzz is building that USA Networks boss Barry Diller -- who moves in decidedly different circles than the average "Springer" fan -…
ONdigital is slashing the cost of subscribing by giving away set-top boxes and eliminating a connection charge
Citing the "current climate" of sensitivity regarding school violence, the WB has decided to delay until late this summer the season finale of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," which was to air tonight.
Italy's dominant pay TV operator Telepiu, controlled by Gallic media group Canal Plus, posted a loss of $165 million for its fiscal 1998.
The endearing family comedy that tossed the catch phrases "More power!" and "Aaargh! Aaargh! Aaargh!" into the pop cultural mainstream and lifted Tim Allen from comedy club obscurity to enormous…
NBC veteran David Nevins has been tapped as exec VP of programming for Fox Broadcasting Co., where he will oversee current programming and development as the No. 2 to Fox entertainment prexy Doug…
Amanda Peete ("She's the One," "One Fine Day") has been cast as the femme lead in the upcoming WB Network sitcom "Jack & Jill."