In a summer in which few overall TV deals are being made, Studios USA is close to landing a big one. Production outlet is in final negotiations with scribe-producer Paul Attanasio ("Quiz Show,"…
Television ads for upcoming Universal comedy "American Pie 2" point to an intriguing wrinkle in newly tightened guidelines for the marketing of R-rated films.
Telemundo Cable launched "FuZion," a Latin entertainment and music news show, Monday on its Spanish-lingo feevee Gems.
"Dr. Phil," the upcoming talker featuring "Oprah" regular Dr. Phil McGraw, has earned its first TV station pacts for a fall 2002 start in broadcast syndication, with a Gotham deal in place on WCBS.
AT&T brass beat the drums for its broadband business Monday as part of a two-day campaign to prove to Wall Street that a $40 billion offer for the unit by rival Comcast just isn't up to snuff.
ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox booed affils on Monday and urged the Federal Communications Commission to dismiss a contentious complaint alleging bullying behavior.
Looking to compete more aggressively with integrated congloms like Viacom and AOL Time Warner, Disney confirmed Monday its $5.3 billion purchase of Fox Family Worldwide.
Net profits for media giant Prisa, the 21% managing shareholder of Spanish pay TV giant Sogecable, dropped 16.1% to 7.0 billion pesetas ($36.6 million) in the first half of the year. Revenues leaped…
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Hotel guests who don't like watching theatrical movies on the small screen in their rooms will soon be able to call up episodes of "The Sopranos," "Sex and the City" and "South Park."
Fatboy Slim's musicvideo for "Weapon of Choice" drew nine noms for the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards, topping the tally of all other artists, as MTV announced the nominees Monday.