Overbrook Entertainment, the production partnership of Will Smith and James Lassiter, has tapped former Winkler Films veep SoYun Roe film exec-writer and tapped producer Stacey Matthew TV division VP.
Microsoft WebTV Networks has announced a price point of $9.95 per month for its previously announced UltimateTV digital video recording and Internet access service for DirecTV subscribers. Company…
NEW YORK -- Barry Diller's USA Networks has Vivendi's unqualified support for future deals and sees the French conglom as a key catalyst in helping roll out electronic retailing and other businesses…
Paramount Television has informed cable networks that it's ready to sell the three "Star Trek" series from the 1980s and '90s -- "The Next Generation," "Deep Space Nine" and "Voyager" -- but the…
Already reeling from court rulings demanding open access on cable systems, Australia's fractious pay TV industry is set for another shake-up with Cable & Wireless' Optus for sale, UnitedGlobalCom's…
Chairman, founder and CEO of Starz Encore Group John Sie and his wife, Anna, have established the Anna and John J. Sie Foundation, whose first project will be "Table Talk: Real Families Face Real…
Rogers Communications subsid Rogers Cable has signed a three-year broadcasting license agreement with California-based interactive TV company Wink Communications.
Telemundo Network has upped Jorge Hidalgo to senior vice president of sports.
Texas Gov. George W. Bush's appearance on "The Late Show With David Letterman" boosted the CBS show to its best household, viewer and demo delivery since the night of the "Survivor" finale.
Troubled Canuck TV company Cinar Corp. has inked a deal with Globe-X Management in the Bahamas to recover $50.9 million in funds that was invested offshore without board approval.
The WB teen meller "Dawson's Creek" was feted Wednesday in L.A. with a SHINE Award, for consistently exploring and promoting sexual health issues on TV. The recognition came from the Media Project, a…