Roger Ailes has signed a three year-contract with News Corp. ensuring that he'll continue to serve as chairman and CEO of Fox News through January 2004.
Alleged tension between Vivendi chief Jean Marie Messier and Canal Plus topper Pierre Lescure was the focus of fevered speculation in France Tuesday. At the Mipcom TV mart in Cannes, attendees picked…
Dutch cable operator UPC is reportedly preparing an asset swap that would lead to the merger of U.K. cablers NTL and Telewest.
Longtime publicity exec Phil Gonzales has been upped to VP of publicity for Warner Bros. Television.
Germany's Kirch Group will fail to reach its 2.9 million subscriber target for its Premiere World pay TV service by year's end.
Linda Mancuso has reupped as prexy and has been promoted to chief operating officer of Peter Engel Prods., the company behind teen skeins "Saved by the Bell" and "One World."
With digital video recorders like TiVo and Replay threatening to undermine the long-term viability of homevideo recorders that require something to record on just as consumer electronics…
Fox is expected to announce a new head of comedy development in the coming weeks. Industry observers have buzzed for quite some time that Regency TV exec Tracy Katsky may soon reunite with former…
After getting blasted by the Federal Communications Commission and editorial writers throughout the country for its plan to air a new entertainment program tonight instead of the first presidential…
NEW YORK -- Newsweek Prods., the magazine TV arm responsible for the PBS series "HealthWeek" and such specials as "John Glenn: American Hero" and "Destination Space," has partnered with Carlton…
CANNES -- Playboy TV has caught the reality wave and is using Mipcom to take the wraps off a trio of erotic formats for the world market.