Despite picking up another two TV Week awards this year, including a gong for most popular comedy program, Australia's longest running variety show, "Hey Hey It's Saturday," has been axed after 28…
Film industry vet Marc Platt has inked a first-look TV production deal with Artists Television Group.
Although courtroom shows have been grabbing the headlines this season in syndication, the most notable ratings gains for the week ending Oct. 24 saw newsmags and gameshows drawing the eyeballs.
Former "Friends" writer/exec producer Michael Curtis has found some new pals at Fox Broadcasting: The web has given the scribe a blind put pilot commitment for the 2000-01 season.
Ron Chaimowitz, co-founder of the maker of violent vidgames "Duke Nukem" and "Doom," has been tapped to serve as chairman and CEO of the Auction Channel, operated by online Netcaster Brilliant…
An effort by leading German private broadcasters to win more time for ads has been defeated in the European Court of Justice (ECJ).
Alert the U.K. trailer trash: Brit network ITV has picked up four episodes of a new nighttime variety series from Carlton TV to be hosted by American talkshow ringmaster Jerry Springer.
Japanese electronics company Sony Corp. and telecom giant NTT were among 28 groups bidding for satcasting licenses, the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications said.
ABC News and Consumers Union have entered into an agreement to produce product-testing and evaluation segments for ABC News' "20/20" and "Good Morning America," the entities announced Monday.
Three regional Chinese TV networks -- Shanghai, Sichuan and Guang Dong -- have inked a licensing deal to broadcast the Warner Bros. animated series "Superman" and "Batman" under the "House of Toons"…
Last-minute snags have delayed a final agreement on a bill that would allow satcasters to offer local broadcast channels, but congressional staffers said they are optimistic that a deal will be…