"Baywatch," one of the most widely watched U.S. series abroad, has been licensed by Sony Entertainment Television for its Latin American satellite channel.
New Line Television has inked an unusual pact with the Continental Basketball Assn. to develop series, sell a package of games and handle merchandising and sponsorship sales for the league.
Jose Maria Mas, a 43-year-old lawyer who formerly was the secretary general of Spanish telco Telefonica, has been named president of Antena 3 TV, the highest-rated commercial station in Spain.
A local media frenzy of negative publicity brought a quick end to the blackout of New York Mets games on Time Warner Cable of NYC (Daily Variety, Aug. 19).
ESPN2 certified its status as one of the fastest-growing networks in the history of cable by passing the 50-million subscriber mark less than four years after it started beaming its signal to cable…
All the king's horses, all the king's men, all the phony paintings and all the phony earrings can't make a credible story out of over-the-top defense attorney Melanie Darrow's first TV case. Delta…
TV comedy veteran Eddie October has signed on as co-executive producer of King World Prods.' upcoming syndie talkshow with Roseanne.
Former CBS comedy vice president David Himelfarb has been named senior VP of network TV at Walt Disney TV, overseeing development and production of comedies and dramas at the studio.
A battle between media giants Time Warner Cable and Fox/Liberty/Cablevision Systems will deprive 1.1 million New York City cable subscribers of 12 of the remaining games of the New York Mets' 1997…
An ABC affiliate in Honolulu is gearing up to become the first TV station in the country to transform itself into a fully digital operation.
The struggling "Fox After Breakfast" show is getting a morning makeover. Fox Broadcasting and producer Twentieth Television have tapped interim host Vicki Lawrence as the chatfest's permanent…