Basic cable is banking it can successfully boost both the quantity and quality of their minis and movies. Take USA Network. The Barry Diller-backed cabler will premiere 24 original movies in 2002…
The idea of President Bush as a bumbling husband straight out of a 1960s sitcom may be too offbeat even for the self-styled hip viewers of Comedy Central.
What a difference a year makes. Heading into last year's upfront season, the economy was booming, dot-com biz was exploding and all signs pointed to yet another strong sellers' market.
General Motors broke its silence on the future of DirecTV, announcing May 1 that it has given the greenlight to serious and immediate merger talks between its Hughes Electronics unit and News Corp.'s…
Pearson Television is undergoing another shakeup. Concurrent with top-level exec shuffles, Pearson Television Intl., Pearson North America and Pearson Enterprises will for the first time become one…
Former Fox Family Channel and Nick at Nite topper Rich Cronin has taken over as prexy of the Sony/Liberty's Game Show Network.
Cult terrestrial station Channel 4 has posted record sales of £716 million ($1 billion) for 2000, up 12%. Profits were down 34% to $31 million due to new business investment.
Passions are running high in France over "Loft Story," a homegrown reality show that's proving the French have just as keen an appetite for trash TV as other nations.
Disney Channel Latin America will bow "Zapping Zone," its first original production for Argentinean television, on broadcaster Azul May 13. The live, one-hour show will air Sunday nights on the No. 3…
David Liddiment, ITV's director of programs, will give the prestigious MacTaggart Lecture at the Edinburgh Intl. Television Festival this year.
Oz auds love their reality TV but the arrival of Southern Star Endemol's "Big Brother" has been remarkably unspectacular -- so far.
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