Satcaster DirecTV has added the BBC America channel to its lineup, giving a major subscriber boost to the Beeb's fledgling U.S. outlet.
A rash of mergers Stateside and in Europe will be the hot topic at next week's Mip TV market in Cannes. Some 11,000 delegates wing their way this weekend to the French Riviera for the annual…
Stand-up comedian Wendy Liebman has inked a development deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment to develop a primetime or latenight animated series for a fall or midseason 2000 debut.
The smash rating A&E chalked up for "Murder in a Small Town," starring Gene Wilder as Cash Carter, a 1930s Broadway director turned amateur sleuth, has sparked what could be the first of a number of…
Following weeks of protest from Hindu groups, Studios USA and Renaissance Pictures have agreed to pull out of worldwide circulation a "Xena: Warrior Princess" seg that dealt with Hindu deities.
Apparently, not even sex itself is sexy enough these days not to be tarted up for TV audiences. The producers of "Body Human 2000: Love, Sex & the Miracle of Birth," a documentary whose most…
There's no King World without Roger and Michael. That's the gist of a clause in the merger agreement struck last week between King World and CBS stipulating that the deal can be called off if either…
Daytime syndie strip "Forgive or Forget" is getting a new exec producer and a green light for a second season, beginning in September.
The future still looks good for Fox's "Futurama" despite expected cooling in its second Sunday.
Having unrolled a new primetime lineup early this year, Court TV will now spend more than $10 million on the cabler's first branding and marketing campaign.
UPN is planning to air a two-hour WWF primetime wrestling special on Thursday, April 29 -- the opening night of May sweeps -- and the netlet is hoping to make wrestling a regular broadcast franchise.