Defying enormous odds, Charlie Ergen's EchoStar Communications emerged Sunday night as the winner in a dramatic battle for the U.S. satellite TV market.
Former Columbia TriStar TV production topper Helene Michaels has sued the studio and her former boss, prexy Len Grossi, claiming he fired her because she married another CTTV executive.
Thesp Jeremy Piven ("Serendipity") will return to series television as the lead of cabler FX's new dark comedy "Bad News, Mr. Swanson."
Like, totally rad: The cast for Carsey-Werner-Mandabach's new 1980s laffer for Fox has been set.
In a bid to increase program diversity and maintain tighter control of its own fate, WB Network parent Turner Broadcasting will launch a super-charged inhouse production unit headed by former…
"Elimidate Deluxe" has been eliminated from the WB's primetime sked. Frog has put the Telepicture Prods. dating skein on hiatus following two low-rated outings. For the November sweeps, the WB will…
The National Basketball Assn. will rake in more than $50 million domestically this year from non-game programming, but the league is frustrated that it has not yet come up with the right format for a…
Universal Worldwide Television is staying put, its head of sales says -- despite the fact that the company has met with competitors in recent months about offloading syndicated strips "Blind Date"…
Claxson Interactive Group has acquired a controlling stake in StarTV, the second-largest ad sales rep agency for pay TV in Brazil.
Discovery Networks Latin America/Iberia and satcaster DirecTV Latin America are launching interactive programming in Brazil, Argentina and Venezuela.
Jose Manuel Pagani ankled his position as executive director of the board of HBO Ole, effective Sept. 30.