Following the theory that there can never be too many recastings of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," this USA made-for reteams Cicely Tyson and director John Korty from memorable "The…
NBC and Dow Jones & Co. expect the marriage of the Euro and Asian business-news channels will trim losses, while bolstering both with the imprimatur of Dow's Wall Street Journal.
ABC's strongest Thursday in 11 months, plus powerful pro and college football telecasts, have boosted the Alphabet net to a surprising primetime Nielsens weeklong victory in Dec. 1-7 results.
The history of the boob job is turned inside-out in this wry, fast 'n' loose pseudo-docudrama that succeeds dramatically even though it isn't quite the dippy satire to which it so obviously aspires…
German pubcaster ZDF is buying three major film packages for a total of DM234 million ($131 million), programming director Oswald Ring announced Tuesday. The deals will supply the pubcaster with pics…
NBC and Universal are developing a sitcom with comedian brothers Neal and Kevin Brennan for fall 1998.
Despite months of economic turmoil in the region, CNN Intl. and TNT & Cartoon Network have made significant gains in distribution over the past year, according to Mike Byrd, managing director of…
NTL Inc. and U.S. West have emerged as rival contenders to take over Telewest, the U.K.'s second-largest cable operator.
Andre P. Carey has moved over from his VP of business affairs post to take the reins as VP of original programming for TNT, where he will be responsible for developing original movies, miniseries and…
NBC Asia has launched its newest channel, NBC Japan, on direct broadcast satellite service DirecTV, marking the network's first entry into the Japanese market.
Nickelodeon has pacted to buy 26 episodes of the Sunbow Entertainment animated series "Brothers Flub" that will premiere on the Viacom kidnet during the 1998-99 season.