Japanese satellite channel Wowow has signed a deal with DreamWorks that gives the pay TV channel exclusive rights to televise products from the Hollywood studio in Japan.
Martin Sheen has been cast as the president of the United States and Rob Lowe as the deputy communications director in the new John Wells and Aaron Sorkin pilot "The West Wing."
The Nielsen future is looking brighter at Fox thanks to "Futurama," which launched Sunday night with unprecedented strong numbers for the net.
Home & Garden Television, which has distribution in all of the country's top markets except New York, now has gained a foothold on Time Warner Cable in Gotham.
German pay TV channel Premiere has secured 14 new nationwide digital channels in addition to its three current offerings, paving the way for its expansion into digital broadcasting.
NBC has renewed its midseason NBC Studios drama "Providence" for the 1999-2000 season.
In separate deals, Columbia TriStar TV Distribution has sold batches of theatrical movies to CBS and the USA Network in their first broadcast windows.
A proposed cable network devoted to hobbies is angling to cut deals with TV stations throughout the country. Stations would use the new service as one of four or five over-the-air digital channels on…
Tokyo Broadcasting Systems is looking to inhouse animation production to boost its programming lineup in the fiscal year that starts Thursday and is hoping to duplicate the international success of…
Tom Moore is on board to direct Walt Disney Television's "Geppetto," the upcoming TV musical starring Drew Carey as the famous puppet master.