Fox Sports West 2 has scored with its squeeze play --- using the Dodgers to sell reluctant cable operators on carriage --- and has cracked the 2 million subscriber mark.
CNN Intl. unveiled the German-lingo news program CNN Deutschland at the Media Forum confab in Cologne on Monday.
The directors of public broadcasters for Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark voted at an annual meeting Monday in Stockholm to push forward on plans to launch a common digital platform for all public…
Italian broadcasting, still dominated by pubcaster RAI and Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset, posted a major increase in ad revenues, despite losing more than a million TV viewers.
Universal TV Group chairman Gregory Meidel is in serious talks with DreamWorks' syndication co-chief Ken Solomon about taking the post of Universal TV president, which Tom Thayer announced last week…
When "America's Funniest Home Videos" returns to ABC at midseason of the 1997-98 fall campaign, longtime host Bob Saget will not be there. He is being bounced as part of a format change designed to…
Viacom cabler TV Land and TV Guide are partnering to choose "Television's 100 Greatest Episodes" in a selection that will anchor five nights of programming on both TV Land and sister Nick at Nite as…
Lana Corbi has been upped to president of network distribution at Fox Broadcasting Co., in charge of all affiliate relations.
Warner Bros. Domestic's "The Drew Carey Show" has landed its first offnet syndication deal: WNYW, the Fox O&O in New York, will pony up about $175,000 an episode for exclusive N.Y. rights
Tom Cruise took home the top male performance honor for his work in "Jerry Maguire," while Claire Danes copped the female honor for "William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet" at the 1997 MTV Movie Awards…
TV execs at the annual Promax convention here pondered the inevitable question: How to reverse ratings slippage through clever tune-in ads and promotions.