Zee TV will launch an eight-channel digital network in India that will include entertainment, news, music, cinema and four regional-language channels in Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati and Punjabi.
TVN Entertainment has signed for the first time as lead distributor for two pay-per-view specials: "Cirque du Soleil: Quidam" (Aug. 1) and "Canyon Walk" (Sept. 5), in which French-born aerialist…
Fox Family Channel's live-action laffer "The New Addams Family" is getting a broadcast window on Fox Kids' Network.
TV production vet Bruce McKay has been handed the exec producing gavel on new one-hour court syndie "Judge Mathis." And signing on to direct the five-day a week Warner Bros.-distribbed "Mathis" is…
With the May sweeps set to wrap Wednesday night, WNYW and WPIX are locked in a down-to-the-wire battle for first place in the 10 p.m. news race, while WNBC -- despite showing year-to-year declines in…
With three nights still uncounted, the Peacock is already crowing victory in the May sweeps. Though its Jesse Ventura biopic was body-slammed by the Sunday competition, NBC is projecting solid wins…
Cable networks TBS and TNT have purchased first broadcast rights to Universal's runaway hit "The Mummy," in a package that also includes "Life," "EDtv" and "Primary Colors."
Premium cabler Showtime on Monday announced a slate of 13 original films featuring talent such as Gillian Anderson, Anthony LaPaglia, Laura Linney, William Hurt, Miranda Richardson, Jane Seymour and…
WinStar TV & Video has picked up the domestic TV and homevideo rights to BMG Independents film library, signaling BMG's retreat from the homevideo biz.
Japan's Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications will push the country's cable TV companies to switch to a digital format by 2005 and will offer financial incentives to facilitate the change.