German cable operator Primacom announced Tuesday the takeover of the fourth-largest Dutch cable company, Multikabel.
O.J. Simpson is suing one of his former lawyers as part of an attempt to block an upcoming CBS miniseries about his trial. Simpson has asked for a court order barring use of allegedly privileged…
MSNBC benefited Tuesday night from NBC's decision to pass on the Democratic National Convention. From 8 to 11 p.m. EDT, the NBC-owned cabler -- featuring Tom Brokaw and other NBC News biggies -…
John Malone's pay TV network Starz! has ramped up its original movie development, engineering scripts that will deal with true-life dramatic situations via both contemporary teleplays and period…
NBC has ordered six episodes of the tentatively-titled "the downer channel," a half-hour sketch comedy/animation hybrid from Steve Martin and Joan Stein's Carsey-Werner-based production shingle. The…
John Wells, executive producer of "The West Wing," has given back the Family Television Award for the series after Allison Janney's comments in support of the actors' strike were edited out of the…
Univision Communications has acquired exclusive U.S. Spanish-lingo TV rights to the finals of the 2002 and 2006 FIFA World Cup soccer tournaments.
The Frog net will get an early jump on the fall season by counterprogramming the Summer Olympics with original episodes of "The PJs."
MTV Networks has engineered an unusually long 10-year license deal with Time Warner Cable that will lock in Nickelodeon, MTV, and VH1 to more than 12 million TW subscribers.
The secret's out: Producers have completed casting for John Goodman's still-untitled fall Fox laffer. Comedian Mo Gaffney ("Jailbait," "Mad About You") has been hired to play Goodman's ex-wife…
The BBC is looking to pair up with a video-on-demand partner to extract more value from its TV archives.
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