Do Fox Family movies really need sequels? That question is answered quite clearly with "Au Pair II," a limp second-go of the popular telepic that aired in 1999. "Au Pair" was a well- executed fairy…
Telecommunications giant Global Crossing has secured $100 million in financing from Bear Stearns' Constellation Ventures to build a worldwide extranet for the media and entertainment industries.
The WB has upped a trio of talent and publicity execs, awarding VP stripes to Missy Alpern, Bonnie Moffet and Pamela Morrison.
Showtime has bought 20 library titles from Carlton Intl. that will run across all of the network's multiplexed channels, including "On Golden Pond," "Sophie's Choice" and "Farewell, My Lovely."
CNN anchor Bill Hemmer, dubbed "the Chad Lad" during the disputed 2000 election, has reupped with the 24-hour news cabler.
VH1 has engineered an extensive original-series lineup, scheduling four weekly shows to begin this summer.
The latest pair of alternative series met different ratings fates Tuesday, with auds connecting to NBC's "Link" much more than to UPN's "Chains."
Marc Hernandez has been tapped as a lit manager for Zide/Perry Entertainment, where he will be responsible for seeking, developing and managing television and feature writer and director clients.
Martin Leamy has been named president and chief operating officer of Mountain View, Calif.-based interactive TV company OpenTV.
A rise in audience numbers helped pubcaster France Television increase its revenue for 2000 by 10% from the previous year to 13.8 billion francs ($1.8 billion).
"The Weakest Link" has gotten off to a strong start for NBC, significantly improving its time period but perhaps not bolting out of the gate as well as many had expected.
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