BSkyB has bought the pay TV rights to the "Stars Wars" film series in a deal worth £12 million ($17.5 million).
CBS has an eye on its Web sites again: Last week Viacom became the third major media company over the past two months to restructure its online businesses, handing control of its network-branded…
Sundance Channel has acquired U.S. television rights to "New York in the '50s," which will make its TV premiere on the web March 23.
The XFL and pro basketball again kept NBC out of the ratings game over the weekend, enabling Fox to stay within shouting distance of the front-running Peacock among young adults in the February…
NBC is rapidly wrapping up its comedy development, ordering three more half-hour pilots for fall 2001.
"Grounded for Life" will stay grounded at Fox a little longer, while "Undeclared" has been given a vote of confidence by the web before it even premieres.
Fox has delivered marching orders: LMNO Prods. reality skein "Boot Camp" will report for duty March 28 to air in the suddenly hot Wednesday night slot about to be vacated by "Temptation Island."
The broadcast division of Toronto-based Alliance Atlantis Communications has undergone some executive reorganization in preparation for launching a raft of new specialty TV channels later this year.
Diane Slaine-Siegel, who was most recently senior producer at ABC News Prods., has joined CBS News as senior producer of primetime newsmag "48 Hours."
Beleaguered EM.TV's new pact with German media giant Kirch hit a new snag Monday, as Formula One topper Bernie Ecclestone has warned he will not sell the pair more shares in his coveted motor racing…
ABC News has upped television veteran Stephanie Z. Smith to senior producer. She will serve as head producer of White House stories for "World News Tonight With Peter Jennings" and other ABC News…