Marmel Entertainment will lay out about $500,000 to produce the "Mrs. World Pageant" on Pax TV Dec. 18. It's the first of three annual two-hour Mrs. World specials for which Pax has signed up.
There will be a memorial gathering for Daily Variety reporter Richard Katz at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Lodge, Viacom Building, 1515 Broadway, Seventh floor. No RSVP required.
Cable companies and the Dutch government have carried on a heated debate for years over the future of pay TV in Holland, and it's finally come to a head.
South African pay TV service M-Net, which boasts more than 1.1 million subscribers across Africa, has renewed its contract with 20th Century Fox, giving the channel exclusive broadcast access for the…
Every Alan Freed legend involves one of three images: rock 'n' roll visionary, payola victim, broken man. NBC's attempt to penetrate those superficialities comes out mixed. For once there's more to…
With syndicators keeping their cards close to their chest for fall 2000 as they watch for weaknesses in current lineups, Paramount already has cleared the upcoming "Dr. Laura" in 19 of the top 25…
The WB is putting frosh ani laffer "Mission Hill" on hiatus after just two airings -- but the Frog net says it's not giving up on the toon.
New York-based new media company BNNTV.COM has opened a Los Angeles office to manage its West Coast television development and production operations.
Brillstein-Grey Television has inked an exclusive overall development deal with Donick Cary, co-exec producer of "The Simpsons."
Turner Broadcasting's TBS is crowing about the angelic 5.5 Nielsen rating in cable homes chalked up by the 1996 John Travolta hit "Michael" during its network TV premiere Sunday.