NBC has signed a deal with DirecTV that extends the license term of CNBC and MSNBC through the year 2008 and commits DirecTV to carrying exclusive cable coverage of all of the five Olympic Games for…
Veteran gameshow producer Harry Friedman, the executive producer of "Wheel of Fortune," is taking "Jeopardy!" under his wing as well.
The Federal Communications Commission should clear up digital television's currently cloudy picture by imposing a quality standard on digital TV sets, National Assn. of Broadcasters prexy Eddie…
Victory Entertainment, the new production company headed by former Viacom Enterprises prexy Michael Gerber, has slated kiddie series "The Dooley and Pals Show" as its debut project.
In a multimillion dollar marketing initiative, Fox Kids will launch a unified brand identity for its 50 Fox Kids Networks around the globe.
Animation production company Nelvana has signed a multiyear contract with PBS to produce the public broadcaster's first Saturday morning children's programming block in a deal which Nelvana estimates…
Striking a huge blow against the BBC, the ITV web has poached the pubcaster's No. 1 sports anchor, Desmond Lynam.
The U.K. government reportedly is planning to accept proposals for a digital BBC license fee and for the privatization of some corporation assets, changes intended to help fund the pubcaster's…
MTV will use a marathon of "Beavis and Butt-Head" episodes to welcome the Saturday broadcast premiere of the cartoon duo's feature film, "Beavis and Butt-Head Do America."
If you happen to spot a smiling sitcom star tooling around Burbank in a shiny new silver Porsche this week, it's probably just a cast member of NBC's "Will & Grace."
Here's a long shot for ya: a short-run sitcom about the hardships faced by the Pilgrims -- launching in the middle of the summer. We can scarcely imagine the intense conflict this is likely to pose…