Germany leads Europe in the production of homegrown fiction programming, but lags in co-productions, a pan-European study released by the Assn. of German Television Producers just concluded.
A four-part PBS documentary, "Africans in America" recounts the history of slavery in this country from its origins in the early 17th century to its collapse during the Civil War. With impressive…
NBC's Friday premiere of "Trinity" is off to a decent start, but Saturday's "Wind on Water" has wiped out in preliminary national Nielsens issued over the weekend.
Producer-director St. Claire Bourne has announced he's in production on several TV projects, including the HBO doc "Gordon Parks: Half Past Autumn," co-produced by Denzel Washington, and "The Paul…
The Nielsen ratings of the newest broadcast network, the all-family Pax TV, are not bad -- for a cable network.
Gallic pay TV group Canal Plus has signed an exclusive deal with Warner Bros. for the Canal Plus pay channels in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark to carry theatrical pics from the Hollywood studio.
The lower courts are heating up, but it's chief TV justice "Judge Judy" who has amicus curiae in droves, according to Nielsen's latest national syndie ratings report.
Add Harry Smith to the list of candidates to fill the fifth correspondent slot on CBS's upcoming "60 Minutes II."
Columbia TriStar TV Distribution is in the midst of inking second-cycle syndie renewals on the long-running Fox sitcom "Married ... With Children."
Syndie distrib Worldvision is shopping a reality magazine strip hosted by "Hunter" star Fred Dryer for a fall 1999 bow.