With the Kosovo conflict continuing to rage, Fox News Channel has tapped former secretary of state Gen. Alexander Haig Jr. to serve as an on-air commentator and senior international affairs adviser.
TBS has commissioned Avenue Pictures to produce "Thrill Seekers," an original movie dealing with time travel, for cablecasting on the network in October 1999.
In a move certain to put a serious chill on relations between Fox and its affiliates, the network has decided to take back nearly one-fourth of the primetime commercial inventory currently allotted…
Turner Broadcasting's TNT and TBS have bought out the TV-syndication window to the theatrical movies produced by DreamWorks during its first five years.
The Telemundo network will televise the Billboard Intl. Latin Music Awards to be held April 22 at the Fontainebleau Hilton in Miami Beach.
CBS is revamping its Wednesday comedy schedule and yanking "The Nanny" off the air until its series finale in May.
Boris Yeltsin is continuing to show support for the independence of broadcasters with his veto of a bill proposed by the Russian parliament to set up bodies regulating morality on the TV screen.
Monday's Florida Marlins season opener gave Barry Diller's local programming station WAMI a lively ratings boost, helping the Miami-based outlet to continue to build its brand around local sports.
TNT will make 12 original movies, five primetime specials and a four-hour "David Copperfield" miniseries for cablecasting during the 1999-2000 season, at a cost of more than $130 million.
UPN is planning to air a two-hour WWF primetime wrestling special on Thursday, April 29 -- the opening night of May sweeps -- and the netlet is hoping to make wrestling a regular broadcast franchise.