Granada Media and Discovery Communications have announced a $35 million, three-year alliance to co-produce history, adventure and science programming, making this the first formal pact between the…
Sportscaster and Olympic gold medalist Donna de Varona has filed an age and sex discrimination suit against ABC Sports, which she alleged fired her after she no longer appealed to young male viewers.
For the fourth, and best, of TNT tribute concert series, talent director Ali Gifford found an A-list of performers who clearly have fallen under Joni Mitchell's spell during her 30-plus year career…
FROM MIP TVDanish toy company Lego is getting into TV production. Lego Media Intl. has announced it is snapping together a development and production arm with offices in London and L.A.
Station group USA Broadcasting is getting involved with Unapix Syndication. USA Broadcasting has agreed to be the launch group for Unapix's "Singles Court," a half-hour syndicated relationship strip…
Without Mike Tyson and WWF's "Wrestlemania," the pay-per-view event business generated an estimated $62 million in revenues for the first quarter of 2000, down 70% from the $207 million the industry…
Nobody married a stranger. Nobody won a million dollars or was attacked by a wild boar. In fact, most of the tension from Sunday night's anticipated television stunt was based on political notions…
The Sci Fi Channel has inked a deal with multihyphenate filmmaker Chris Mancini for his short film "Skins." Cabler will air the short, along with an interview with Mancini, on April 26 as part of its…
Canal Plus may cooperate in acquisition of rights for sports events and Hollywood films with the production/broadcast group just formed from the merger of Pearson TV and CLT-Ufa.
"Saturday Night Live," the longest-running comedy show in the history of television, was inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame on Monday during a joint National Assn. of Broadcasters/TVB…