The fate of veteran war correspondent Peter Arnett was the chief topic of conversation among CNN insiders Tuesday as the fallout from the cabler's notorious "NewsStand" nerve gas story continued.
Jeff Wachtel has been appointed president of Alliance Television, replacing Michael Weisbarth, who ankled the position last week after seven years with the indie company (Daily Variety, July 1).
Robert DeNiro's Tribeca Prods. has signed on to develop its first two projects for cable net HBO, a biopic about Muhammad Ali and a miniseries about the parole system, said Tribeca partner Jane…
Pax Net, the all-family seventh broadcast network comprised mostly of high-profile reruns like "Touched By an Angel" and "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman," has landed outlets in Baltimore and Indianapolis…
ABC producer Bret Marcus is bolting to CNBC to helm the cabler's upcoming Geraldo Rivera news series.
Jennifer Love Hewitt ("Party of Five," "I Know What You Did Last Summer") has been cast to portray screen legend Audrey Hepburn in an original project being developed for the ABC Television Network.
Home & Garden TV, the cable network that reaches more than 41 million households in the U.S., has signed a deal to help bankroll the 1998 Rockefeller Center Flower & Garden Show.
A network can't turn on a dime, but it can turn on $5,000 -- per commercial, that is.
Digital TV will launch in Portugal in September following a trailblazing pact between its major cable TV service TV Cabo and Spanish digital TV op Via Digital.
Scandinavian Broadcasting System (SBS) has jumped on the new commercial TV bandwagon in Switzerland. SBS filed an application Friday to launch a German-language cable channel in that territory next…
The Federal Communications Commission is poised Thursday to ring the first-round bell of what promises to be an epic paper battle between broadcasters and cablers over carriage of TV stations'…