With much fanfare, Lowell (Bud) Paxson formally unveiled his bid Wednesday to launch a new broadcast network with family-friendly programming.
The 18th Celtic Film &Television Festival will run April 1-4 in Tralee, County Kerry. Fest has been running since 1980 under the auspices of the Celtic Film & Television Assn., whose membership is…
Trent Jones has been upped to vice president of current programs at Warner Bros. TV. Jones will now head the current department, following Steve Pearlman's promotion to senior vice president of drama…
Tribune Entertainment has signed a domestic longform TV distribution deal with U.K.-based Hamdon Entertainment.
NBC and Tribeca Prods. have cast Nick Turturro and Tom Sizemore to star in the "Sammy the Bull" miniser-ies. Sources say the web is also in talks with actress Debi Mazar.
Canal Plus, which owns the Latin American rights to the movie libraries of Carolco Pictures and Dino De Laurentiis, has sold 88 titles to TNT Latin America, among them "Rambo III," "Total Recall,"…
Eye web news anchor Dan Rather and News Corp. helmer Rupert Murdoch shared center stage -- but little else -- at Wednesday's second annual United Nations World Television Forum.
The WB netlet in mid-January is planning to move its Monday mini-hit "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" to lead off Tuesdays, its new fourth night of programming, which will also feature the highly…
Fox's general entertainment cablenet FX announced Tuesday that it has signed an affiliation agreement with Cablevision Systems Corp. --- the nation's sixth-ranked MSO --- to distribute FX to an…
Washington is filled with highbrow intellectuals who brag about not subscribing to cable, but Harold Furchtgott-Roth, a new voting member of the Federal Communications Commission, takes it one step…