Fifty specialty channels are set to make their debut on Canadian digital cable TV in less than a week, but that doesn't mean everyone's ready.
For the next wave of media consolidation, D-Day is finally drawing near. On Sept. 7, three of the Big Four and AOL Time Warner will wrap up months of preparation and urge a federal appeals court to…
The remnants of what was Artists Television Group continue to scatter around Hollywood. NBC Studios and Paramount Network Television are closing in on a deal to share the services of former "Friends"…
The Disney Channel is emerging as a force in cable after years of languishing in semi-obscurity. Getting attention is tough because, as the only mass-circulation network that's commercial-free…
Former "Murphy Brown" scribe-producer Bill Diamond has inked a multiyear overall deal with Studios USA Television.
Spike Lee, Don Hewitt and Sony Pictures Classics execs Michael Barker, Marcie Bloom and Tom Bernard will be honored at the Third Annual Directors Guild of America Honors.
"Grease" is the word at ABC. Alphabet has reached a deal with Paramount Network Television to produce a musical telepic updating Par's hugely successful 1978 feature franchise. Project is expected to…
CBS and the American Film Institute are about to give the Golden Globes some competition. Eye web and AFI today will announce plans for an annual film and TV awards dinner that aims to serve as the…
Warner Bros. Television has paired scribes Rob Greenberg ("Frasier") and Les Firestein ("The Drew Carey Show") with Anne Heche to develop a half-hour laffer for the actress.
Actress Juliette Lewis has signed up to play Jenna Elfman's childhood friend in an upcoming episode of ABC's "Dharma & Greg."
Informal talks are getting under way to merge France's rival satellite platforms Canal Satellite and TPS "within months," a source close to shareholders told Daily Variety on Monday.