FROM WESTERN CABLERupert Murdoch's FX cable network has scored its biggest cable-operator deal since it launched in June 1994, grabbing a guaranteed 7 million subscribers from Time Warner Cable over…
John Sie, chairman and CEO of the Starz Encore Media Group, said he's talking to MGM about creating one or more new all-movie cable networks that would draw on MGM's vast library of movies.
WCVB-TV anchor team and real-life husband and wife Chet Curtis and Natalie Jacobson announced that they were separating, generating a flood of front-page stories and even coverage on rival TV…
International luxury goods group LVMH and investment firm Europ@web will make a strategic investment of $122 million in Oxygen Media. LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton will take a minority stake in…
Once again the Federal Communications Commission is struggling with broadcasters over the industry's obligation to compensate the public for the billions of dollars' worth of airwaves it was given to…
Fox apparently thinks "Greed" will be good on Friday nights. The "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" ripoff, which has dramatically boosted Fox's fortunes on Thursday nights since bowing in November…
FROM WESTERN CABLE Ted Turner, vice chairman of Time Warner, told a packed ballroom of cable industry executives that he still wants to buy the NBC network and that he'd also love to buy DirecTV.
Danish director Lars Von Trier's hot TV romance series "Morton Korch" -- the latest weapon in national commercial channel TV2 Denmark's fight to keep audience and advertising share -- will launch its…
The Peacock has given Warner Bros. Domestic TV a "Will" to win. WB picked up the domestic rights to sell NBC's "Will and Grace" as an off-net strip for the 2002 season after producer NBC shopped the…
Syndicators had their day in court and won, according to Nielsen, as gavelers were among the few to surge in a tough sweeps period that saw only eight out of 42 strips find growth.