Chalking up strong Nielsen numbers on the opening night of the season, ESPN has started to earn back the staggering $4.8 billion it ponied up for exclusive cable rights to a Sunday-night package of…
Warner Bros. International TV Distribution has inked a multiyear pay-per-view deal with DirecTV Japan, providing the digital platform with the nonexclusive PPV rights to a slate of upcoming feature…
CBS News has tapped Janet Leissner to head up its Washington bureau.
CBS, NBC and PBS shared an equal portion of the spotlight at Wednesday's 19th annual News and Documentary Awards as each web took home 10 statuettes.
A package of four foreign-lingo networks, including Italy's RAI, are set to gain digital distribution in the U.S. starting Oct. 15, courtesy of TCI-owned Intl. Channel Networks.
Miramax Films has acquired the video, TV and non-theatrical U.S. rights to Ted Demme's crime drama "Monument Ave.," which Lions Gate will release theatrically on Sept. 25.
Nick at Nite has bought the exclusive cable rights to Paramount Domestic distribution's "Cheers" starting in the fall of 2001 for $68.8 million, the highest price Nick has ever paid for a sitcom…
St. Louis slugger Mark McGwire made the Fox network look smart Tuesday for pre-empting the season premiere of "King of the Hill" and the debut of the sitcom "Costello."
HBO will relaunch its standalone 24-hour HBO Family Channel in February with a major commitment to original programming, including more than a dozen new shows, the cabler said Tuesday.
Family-oriented broadcaster Pax TV will put the spotlight on America's wives and moms when it screens the 22nd annual Mrs. America Pageant, Sept. 26.
WNYW is mounting a massive overhaul of its flagship ayem broadcast "Good Day New York," radically remaking virtually every element of the struggling show in a bid to shore up its sagging ratings.