The Britt Allcroft Co., best known for "Thomas the Tank Engine," has sealed a three-year co-production deal with Egmont Imagination, the Danish media group.
Crisis in Kosovo and tragedy in Colorado helped boost ratings for cable's all-news nets during the second quarter, with Fox News Channel showing the biggest year-to-year surge.
CBS will bow its new Saturday kidvid lineup Oct. 2. Sked will consist of three new shows and three returning series, all of which will be produced by Canadian supplier Nelvana (Daily Variety, Feb. 3).
Telemundo turnover on tap? There's talk of a management shakeup brewing at Telemundo, the Sony-run Spanish-lingo web. Despite a major overhaul this past season, the long-ailing Telemundo has yet to…
Buena Vista Television has tapped actor/rapper Chris Reid, best known as "Kid" of the platinum-selling rap duo KID-n-PLAY, as host of the musical talent show "Your Big Break," set to premiere in the…
It sounds like a revenge plot hatched by “The Simpsons'” Principal Skinner. But in a stranger-than-fiction twist, the advertiser boycott campaign against Fox's “Family Guy” is being led by the…
Stuart Varney and Willow Bay will replace Lou Dobbs as co-anchors of CNN's "Moneyline News Hour."
Fox Sports execs are huddling with local cable operators this week in an effort to settle a contract dispute that has Fox threatening to black out Los Angeles Dodgers telecasts on its Fox Sports West…
NBA basketball has gone a little flat this year but still delivered enough bounce to lift NBC to the top of the primetime Nielsen standings.
NBC has signed a three-year deal with Marv Albert to do the play-by-play for National Basketball Assn. games and for some Olympic events.