Ken Page, a longtime TV exec who was well known in the global TV distribution community, died April 6 of cancer in Toronto. He was 69.
Chris Elliott, Gail O'Grady and Alexandra Wentworth have joined Jim Belushi in the CBS comedy pilot "Better Days."
Leeza Gibbons has been tapped as host of next month's Daytime Emmy Awards kudocast.
Playing catch-up in the cable biz-news game, CNNfn will launch next month in Chile on VTR-Cablexpress.
MGM Intl. Television Distribution has inked a multiyear agreement to license substantial TV and film product to Orbit Satellite Television, a satcaster that beams into the Middle East and North…
Better-than-predicted revenues are causing Slovenia's Pop TV to revise its 1998 plans. First-quarter revenues at the CME-partnered station were up around 50% over last year, double the projected 25%…
National Geographic Television and Britain's Carlton TV have agreed to set up a joint venture production and distribution operation that will create over 300 hours of factual programming over the…
Paramount Domestic TV has appointed key production staff on its upcoming syndie talk-variety show hosted by Howie Mandel.
The term "thriller" has apparently taken on a looser interpretation in the telepic realm, at least among those at the Alphabet net who had tagged "Mind Games" as such. A vapid walk-through, full of…
Viewers apparently think that 20 years later "The Love Boat" is still "exciting and new." UPN's "The Love Boat: The Next Wave," an updated version of the ABC series from the 1970s, debuted to solid…
The Walt Disney Co.'s new Toon Disney cabler has inked a carriage deal with satcaster DirecTV, which will account for more than half of the channel's subscriber base when it bows April 18.