Holly Hunter will serve as Billie Jean King in an upcoming ABC telepic that recounts the tennis player's infamous 1972 "Battle of the Sexes" match. Jane Anderson ("The Baby Dance," "How to Make an…
Island fever continues to be this summer's epidemic of choice, as CBS' "Survivor" added another million viewers Wednesday and surged to new highs in key demo categories. The 10th week of the…
U.S. broadcasting group Crown Media has assumed complete control of U.S. pay channel the Odyssey Network and Asian web the Kermit Channel as part of a wide-reaching agreement with German kidvidder…
CHUM has sold its interest in MuchMusic USA to its U.S. partner, Rainbow Media Holdings, in a transaction worth about $10 million.
Jose Carlos Kanner, former managing director of Net Brasil, the pay TV programming distribution and licensing arm of Organizacoes Globo, has moved to Globo's new Web portal, Globo.com.
Ownership changes at Russia's Channel 1 ORT (Russian Public Television) are in the air, with the channel set to receive an $85 million loan facility from state-owned Vneshekonombank to cover ongoing…
Buena Vista TV India chief executive officer Pratik Basu said Disney wants its presence in regional language channels across six states in the next three months, targeting Marathi, Tamil, Bengali…
Playboy TV Intl. has inked a distrib deal with Venevision Intl., which will be the exclusive sales rep of Playboy-branded programming to open TV broadcasters in Latin America, Spain and Portugal.
Scribe Rene Echevarria has signed on as co-exec producer of Fox's new Jim Cameron sci-fi skein "Dark Angel" as part of a just-inked overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV. "Rene is a gifted writer…
National Geographic Channels Worldwide has licensed BBC science and technology series "Tomorrow's World."