As ABC's summer phenom "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" soared to incomporable ratings during its run, so too did the interest level at the major webs in primetime gameshow prospects.
Wink Communications has inked a multiyear deal with Discovery Communications-owned Discovery Channel and The Learning Channel to provide the cablers' shows with interactive programming options as…
Special event producer Bob Holmes, the brains behind NBC's upfront primetime sales presentations, press tours and affil conventions, has re-upped his deal at the net for two more years.
Netlet WB is tops in the list of finalists for the 15th annual Sexual Health In Entertainment (SHINE) awards, which recognizes portrayals of family planning and reproductive health on TV.
CBS is expected to announce the appointment today of Roger Bell as news director of its ailing Los Angeles O&O. Bell, a local news vet who most recently has been an exec producer for WNBC New York…
Tom Karsch has been promoted to executive VP and general manager of Turner Classic Movies. In addition to managing TCM in the U.S., Karsch will act as the global brand manager for the international…
All of a sudden Germany is a hot market for U.S. movies and TV shows -- again. In a groundbreaking agreement with an upstart player on the international TV scene, Warner Bros. has inked a multiyear…
Turner Broadcasting has acquired a 17.5% stake in South Korean cabler Tooniverse as part of an agreement to supply Cartoon Network-branded programming to the channel.
Damon Wayans has inked a big-bucks deal with ABC to develop and star in a sitcom about a blue-collar family. The project, targeted for the 2000-01 season, will be produced through Disney's ABC…
Granada Media has pacted with The New York Times to create documentary TV programming. The first co-venture will be a science series due to be unveiled in mid-September.