Actor Robert Urich has sued Castle Rock Television, charging that the company terminated his television series "Lazarus Man" and refused to pay him because he had cancer. The complaint, filed Tuesday…
Granada Media and Discovery Communications have announced a $35 million, three-year alliance to co-produce history, adventure and science programming, making this the first formal pact between the…
FROM MIP TVDanish toy company Lego is getting into TV production. Lego Media Intl. has announced it is snapping together a development and production arm with offices in London and L.A.
Having made no secret of its plan to quickly ramp up its presence in the U.S., the newly hitched Pearson Television - CLT/Ufa is seeking Stateside partners to help meet that goal.
Viewers the world over are watching more TV than ever, while broadcasters are fueling their appetite with greater numbers of programs centered on money, sex or voyeurism, according to figures…
Comedy Central is getting original. The laffer web will begin airing original programming five nights a week this summer. New schedule, which kicks off June 18, will feature loosely themed nights…
Moving into the network big leagues, indie Los Angeles station KWHY Channel 22 will air the nation's first Spanish-lingo HDTV broadcast April 30.
The French group Vivendi has dismissed reports in the British press that said it may have to divest its 24.5% minority share in BSkyB pay TV.
Addressing the National Assn. of Broadcasters for the third time in his tenure as FCC chairman, William E. Kennard declared that all of broadcasting's competitors are going (or have gone) digital.
HBO, which acquired the broadcast rights to Arthur Cohn's "One Day in September" before the film landed an Oscar for best documentary, plans to take advantage of a unique promotional opportunity the…