ESPN Intl. has tapped Jorge Enrique Berthely affil sales director, based in Mexico City. Berthely joins ESPN Intl. from HBO Ole Marketing Services, where he was sales and marketing regional…
Mexico's No. 2 web, TV Azteca, has joined forces with Pappas Telecasting to launch another Spanish-lingo broadcast net in the U.S. Azteca has long been interested in entering the U.S. market, but an…
When it comes to launching successful fall programs, any network exec will tell you it's all about the hype. So how does the WB hype "Hype," a half-hour comedy sketch show that mocks ... hype?
Hearst-Argyle Television said Thursday it has agreed to pay $185 million in cash for a news-heavy ABC affiliate in Manchester, N.H., that's known for its quadrennial coverage of the Granite State's…
"Gladiator" studio DreamWorks is teaming with "NYPD Blue" creator David Milch to create an ambitious hourlong cop drama set in ancient Rome with Ridley Scott as possible pilot director. "Gladiator"…
The PJsAirs Sundays at 7:30 p.m.Prod’n co.: Imagine Televi-sion/Eddie Murphy Prods./Will Vinton Studios/One Thirty Seven Prods./Warner Bros.Prod’n team: Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Tony Krantz, Eddie…
Telemundo has tapped Arnaldo Limansky senior director of production, overseeing the U.S. Hispanic net's telenovela efforts.
Longtime speculation that former CBS exec Ed Wilson would join NBC to start up a domestic syndie operation there -- as he did for CBS -- has come to fruition.
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has organized the workers on "Arrest and Trial," a reality series for broadcast syndication produced by Studios USA's First Run Prods.
Since doing research for his 1981 film "Prince of the City," veteran director Sidney Lumet has wanted to delve into the world of the prosecutors, defense attorneys and accused who inhabit New York's…
After a summer of tribal councils and final answers, network television's ready to get back into the business of shows-- the kind with scripts and stars and no promise of a million-dollar payoff.