Viacom's TNN cable network has commissioned three weekly series and bought the reruns of 200-plus episodes of "Baywatch" to beef up the web's programming schedule for the 2001-02 season.
Comic thesp Lisa Ann Walter is cooking up a primetime comeback. Star of the short-lived mid-1990s laffers "Life's Work" and "My Wildest Dreams" has been cast as one of the leads in NBC's…
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The Mouse House is keeping one of its key family men: The Walt Disney Co. has extended and expanded a deal with on-lot television and feature producer Mike Karz for two more years.
Veteran economist Lawrence Kudlow has been named economics commentator for CNBC. Kudlow will appear regularly on CNBC business news programs, including "Squawk Box" and "Business Center," beginning…
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Director Curtis Hanson has found his pre-strike project -- in the form of a small stuffed animal known as Greg.
Carlton Intl. has sold kidvid series "STARStreet" to French terrestrial France 2.
The Indian government is examining adopting digital terrestrial telecasts (DTT). It has commissioned BBC Worldwide to conduct a feasibility study.
CNN founder Ted Turner has signed the "outline of a deal" to buy most of Vladimir Gusinsky's stock in his troubled NTV, Russia's only politically independent television station, CNN said Wednesday.
Some order may finally be coming to the complicated and cash-strapped Italian pay TV biz.
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