Discovery Networks Intl. will invest $100 million to launch its Discovery Health and Discovery Travel & Adventure channels in global markets during the third quarter.
Scribe Peter Tolan ("Analyze This") and helmer Rob Marshall ("Annie") have signed on for ABC's upcoming Barwood Films/Storyline Entertainment-produced musical adaptation of "Mame," dramatically…
ESPN has entered into an extensive multimedia deal with "X-Games" skateboarding star Tony Hawk to provide broadcasting and hosting services for various sporting events over the next three years.
Four more NBC affiliates have joined the anti- "God" crusade. KTAL Shreveport, La.; WTVA Tupelo, Miss.; KTVB Boise, Idaho; and KTFT Twin Falls, Idaho have told NBC that they don't plan to air the…
ABC built on its tremendous midseason momentum last week, cruising to its 10th consecutive ratings victory among total viewers and households behind five episodes of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire."…
Regent Entertainment has signed its first development and financing deal for television movies with producer Ellen M. Krass' EMK Prods. The agreement gives Regent an exclusive, first-look opportunity…
Thai cabler United Broadcasting is about to discover which regulation violations will do them the least harm when they broadcast the Academy Awards on March 26.
Jim Blomfield has been tapped chief executive of News Corp.'s Foxtel, the leading Australian feevee service. Blomfield was director of technology and broadcasting at Foxtel before taking the same…
Alan Suhonen has been appointed general manager of Network News Service, the domestic news cooperative being formed among ABC NewsOne, CBS Newspath and Fox News Edge.
Surprise, surprise: A USA network telepic about a mother-and-daughter bounty hunting team transcends its genre trappings and becomes a delightful, comic romp, packed with eccentric characters and…