ABC has inked comic Jimmy Kimmel ("The Man Show") to host a new post-"Nightline" latenight talker -- effectively killing the Bill Maher-hosted "Politically Incorrect."
Telemundo is hoping to tempt younger auds this fall with reality skein "La Isla de Tentacion" -- with Fox World repurposing its own format for the Spanish-lingo network.
Geraldine Laybourne's Oxygen Media will cablecast five of the seven women's Assn. of Volleyball Professionals tournaments this summer.
While its network rivals prepare to make some drastic overhauls to their lineups next fall, NBC will bank on stability.
Maybe the miniseries isn't extinct. "Dinotopia," ABC's big gun for the May sweep, was living large in the ratings Sunday night, towering in its two-hour block in adults 18-49 and total viewers.
Univision Communications reported that consolidated first quarter revenue rose 10% to $214 million from $195 million a year ago.
Rupert Murdoch's British satcaster BSkyB has brought forward the put option to transfer its 22% in Kirch Pay TV to another Kirch unit, Taurus Holding.
BSkyB added 171,000 subscribers in the three months ended March 31, bringing its customer base to 5.9 million.
BSkyB could be hit with a tax on its use of the U.K.'s broadcasting spectrum, according to the fine print of Britain's draft communications bill unveiled last week.
Veteran TV exec and writer Jose Luis Rodero has been tapped director of content at Spanish commercial web Antena 3.
Italy's leading broadcaster, Mediaset, will stretch itself again after the lackluster year that hit almost all Euro media groups.