The Disney Channel is licking its chops at the prospect of scoring the TV premiere of "Toy Story 2," probably in the spring of 2001, in effect superseding both pay per view and pay TV.
U.K. cable and satellite programmer Flextech has sealed a comprehensive carriage deal with cable operator NTL covering both analog and digital TV.
"Absolute Cobblers" is a British expression for "that's totally ridiculous," but it's also the title of a British gameshow that's headed for U.S. cable or TV syndication in an American version.
It looks like Fox has a dead-end "Ally" on its Tuesday schedule. After a disappointing run in the Tuesday 8 p.m. leadoff slot, "Ally," an innovative half-hour repackaging of the hit "Ally McBeal,"…
Marc Tessier, president of publicly owned France Television, on Wednesday urged the French government to speed up its preparations for terrestrial digital TV.
The scribes behind the buzzed-about 1998 comedy short "Swingblade" are moving into television, inking premium script deals for half-hour projects at ABC and UPN.
Frosh drama "Safe Harbor" has been cast out to sea by the WB, while Fox has decided to show a little love toward its new "Party of Five" spin-off "Time of Your Life."
Former UPN current programming chief James Bethea has pacted with Viacom Prods. on a first-look television deal.
With investments of almost $1.5 billion for programming this year, Germany's commercial webs have become the engines powering the boom in the country's TV industry.
The Olsen twins' super-cute franchise is running a bit thin these days, and this formulaic fluff doesn't help matters much. Writers David Kukoff and Matt Roshkow rely on the old switcheroo routine…