The one loud message from this year's Mip TV trade show in Cannes (April 3-8) was: Move over Americans, we can do this, too.
NBC will turn its headquarters at 30 Rockefeller Plaza into “a world of sorcery and magic” for three days in a tentpole-worthy ploy to hype its two-part television miniseries “The World of Merlin.”…
NBC may be losing "Seinfeld," but there soon will be a new reason to tune in to "Must-See TV." Using the NAB platform to formally announce its digital plans for the not-too-distant future, network…
Consumers won't be the ones who suffer when broadcasters can't agree on a single digital television format, but program suppliers such as Warner Bros. and Columbia TriStar will soon find themselves…
After months of dodging the question of exactly when and how he will hand over the reins of ABC News, it appears that chairman Roone Arledge is making ready to announce his exit plan.
Showtime on Friday confirmed that it has entered into a deal with Granada Entertainment USA to co-finance, produce and distribute an initial slate of 12 films that will premiere in North America on…
TNT today will unveil for advertisers an ambitious 1998-99 original production slate that includes Magic Johnson's debut as a telepic exec producer and Oliver Stone's first conventional weekly drama…
"The Wizard of Oz," a moderate box office performer that became an American classic through its annual network television airings over the last 42 years, is heading for cable.
ABC has inked a far-reaching two-year deal with filmmaker Martin Scorsese that includes a 13-episode commitment for a drama series written and co-executive produced by Nick Pileggi, as well as a TV…
The erosion of market share for leading television channels across the globe continued last year, according to new research put out by international ratings databank Eurodata TV.
The theatrical success of "Spice World" was found money for Columbia Pictures, as the studio paid a pittance to pick up the distribution rights to the pic.