Showtime Networks has acquired U.S. rights to the dark comedy "Daddy and Them," written and directed by Billy Bob Thornton.
Fergie is adding a talkshow to her plate. Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, has pacted with Universal Television Enterprises to host "Fergie," a daily hourlong talk-variety show for a potential…
Beginning July 20, William Shatner will host a weekly latenight frightfest on Sci Fi Channel.
According to popular sentiment, or at least according to the sentimentality of popular culture, anyone in the military these days is automatically a hero. VH1 seeks to take advantage of this with…
Antonio "Tony" Oquendo, longtime Univision exec and senior VP-operations manager of its new TeleFutura network, died of a heart attack in his Miami home June 6. He was 54.
AEI Music Latin America, a joint venture formed by AEI Music and the Cisneros TV Group (now Claxson) to provide audio channels and other music services, has been renamed DMX Music Latin America.
Brazil's World Cup soccer matches are bringing in record ratings for broadcaster TV Globo.
Today is the deadline for bids for the U.K. digital terrestrial licenses left vacant after the collapse of ITV Digital, and interesting consortiums are emerging.
TV sales company Target will merge with the remains of the recently bankrupt Just Group, international distributor for kidvid series "Butt Ugly Martians."
Kevin Burns' Prometheus Entertainment, which has just reupped with Fox Television Studios for three years, is developing a revival of the 1969 latenight variety series "Playboy After Dark."
Oxygen is turning to a familiar face for life support. "Oprah After the Show," a nightly half-hour series hosted by Oprah Winfrey to kick off in mid-September, will try to engineer a kickstart to the…