German news agency DFA has applied for a pay TV broadcasting license from state media regulators in North Rhine-Westphalia. The only current pay TV service available here is the Kirch Group's…
One of cinema's ironclad laws is that it's simply not possible for a divine spirit to get banished to the mortal realm and somehow not fall in love unadvisedly with some fetching human specimen. And…
RTV Family Entertainment AG has signed a deal with Australian animation studio Energee Entertainment to develop and produce 26 hours a year of animated programming.
Commercial broadcaster RTL and digital pay TV Premiere World will likely be getting rights to some Champions League soccer matches from Rupert Murdoch's TV TM3 weblet, according to German weekly…
Fee fie fo fum: CBS, home of network television's most dominant movie franchise for the past two years, is looking to a lavish new version of "Jack and the Beanstalk" to help it remain No. 1.
It's turning into one of the all-time great autumns for sports, making it tough for TV's best entertainment offerings to compete with the on-the-field fireworks.
CBS News has tapped former "Today" contributor Ray Martin and WCBS analyst Brian Finnerty as financial contributors to "The Early Show," its new ayem news contender.
Turner Classic Movies has bought the world TV premiere of the three-hour documentary "A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies."
Cable operators are fuming at Showtime for offering their main competitor, DirecTV, the right to give all 7.7 million of its subscribers a free preview of the Oct. 23 Mike Tyson/Orrin Norris fight…
With the Nov. 4 start of the all-important sweeps frame less than three weeks away, network programming execs are already making plans to pull or pre-empt both new and veteran shows that aren't…
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will give its Trustees Award to Time Warner chairman and CEO Gerald M. Levin. Honor will be presented Nov. 3 in New York.