FROM MIPTV Mip, the granddaddy of international TV tradeshows, opens today in Cannes, with a potpourri of Euro and Aussie companies edging Hollywood studios off center stage.
Glenn Quinn ("Roseanne") has been cast in the WB's "Buffy the Vampire" spinoff "Angel," and Kevin Pollak ("The Usual Suspects") will co-star with Nancy Travis in the CBS pilot "Work with Me."
The two-day Mipdoc documentary screenings wrapped Sunday with all parties in a relatively upbeat mood.
Despite what its deceptively titillating title may suggest, this is not your average woman in peril telepic. A tale of racial injustice, courtroom drama, and tribute to an unsung hero, this…
HBO and Showtime walked away with two awards each at the fifth Vision Awards Friday night in Beverly Hills. The National Assn. of Minorities in Communications honored the best in cable television…
Turner Broadcasting's TBS and TNT have bought the first broadcast run of Warner Bros.' runaway hit "Matrix," agreeing to shell out a price that could soar well beyond $10 million, depending on…
After crossing swords a few years ago over Paramount, Sumner Redstone and Barry Diller may be dueling with lasers in a battle on a much smaller scale.
Dramatically upping the stakes in its battle with affils, Disney/ABC has decided to go forward with plans to launch an all-soaps cable channel anchored by same-day episodes of the net's sudsers.
In an effort to cut costs, as well as change the emphasis of ABC News, division prexy David Westin has quietly begun trimming his staff of hard news correspondents.
Mipdoc, a two-day mart devoted to nonfiction programming, unspools this weekend in Cannes as a prelude to the larger Mip TV trade show.
British TV programs are too dark, slow and insular to challenge U.S. programs for mass audiences outside the U.K., according to a report published by the British government.