Playing catch-up in the cable biz-news game, CNNfn will launch next month in Chile on VTR-Cablexpress.
MGM Intl. Television Distribution has inked a multiyear agreement to license substantial TV and film product to Orbit Satellite Television, a satcaster that beams into the Middle East and North…
"The Gayle King Show" is the latest syndie casualty of the season. CBS's Eyemark Entertainment has opted to cut its losses and not renew the low-rated rookie talkshow strip for a second year…
Blue-collar auteur Michael Moore has inked a three-series production pact with the U.K.'s Channel 4.
Television programming continues to be dominated by violence and the amount of violent programming in primetime has steadily increased during the past three years, a cable industry-sponsored study…
NBC has shelved midseason comedy "House Rules" a week early, diminishing its chances for pickup next season.
It won't be enough for DreamWorks TV's "Spin City" to harvest big bucks when it storms into rerun syndication in the fall of 2000 -- all of the other sitcom competitors of "Spin City" will have to go…
Earvin "Magic" Johnson's latenight talkshow "The Magic Hour" will get a send-off from Burbank-based Friedland Jacobs Communications that's worthy of a Procter & Gamble packaged-goods launch.
Ken Page, a longtime TV exec who was well known in the global TV distribution community, died April 6 of cancer in Toronto. He was 69.
In what may be the final blow to ABC's "Ellen," the web has decided not to air any more episodes this season except for the one-hour finale on May 13.