If you were launching a new company, would you call it the Over the Hill Gang? Yes, if you're a bunch of well-off U.S. industry veterans with a self-deprecating sense of humor.
Mexican broadcasters Televisa and TV Azteca are finalizing deals to sublicense rights to this year's World Cup soccer games from satcaster DirecTV Latin America.
Leading cabler VTR is forging ahead with plans to bundle cable, telephone and Internet services.
Veteran TV exec Ramon Colom has ankled as director of contents and programming at Spanish satcaster Via Digital, a post which made him its effective head of acquisitions.
Talker "Marta Susana" has been tapped for the program of the year award presented by the New York Asociacion de Cronistas de Espectaculos (Assn. of Entertainment Journalists, or ACE), a group that…
TV Azteca has scored over rival broadcaster Televisa by inking with satcaster DirecTV Latin America to broadcast 18 games from this summer's soccer World Cup.
USA Network is mounting a two-hour telepic about the man of the moment -- Rudolph Giuliani -- based on Village Voice writer Wayne Barrett's book "Rudy! An Investigative Biography of Rudolph Giuliani."
Disney is quietly preparing "The Jungle Book II" and "Piglet's Big Movie" for theatrical release next year, but you won't find them on the production schedule at Walt Disney Pictures.
The network casting party was in full swing Friday, with Johnny Galecki, Oliver Platt, Leslie Bibb and David Morse joining the list of thesps who have taken leading roles in TV pilots.
A public wrestling match between Lifetime and Cablevision Systems has trained a floodlight on Lifetime's goal of raising the monthly fees it charges cable operators by as much as 150%.
StudioCanal did not pick up foreign distribution rights to “Tadpole.” Information was incorrect in Wednesday’s paper. * * * NBC’s plan to eliminate commercials in the opening half-hour of primetime…