Fox Broadcasting Co. and reps for its affiliate body have come to terms on a five-year, $250 million pigskin payment plan to help the web cover the cost of its new $4.5 billion NFL rights package.
Why buy a fixer-upper when you've already invested millions in building a web from the ground up? That's the rationale UPN prexy and CEO Dean Valentine offered to discount rampant rumors that UPN…
Forget mass-appeal broadcasting. Execs at The WB believe staying young and narrow is the key to the netlet's long-term success.
French pay television group Canal Plus has reported half-year subscriptions of more than 10.3 million, a 21% increase on the same period last year.
Sky Latin America, for 18 months lagging behind first-to-launch Galaxy Latin America, has topped the 400,000-subscriber mark and is claiming first place in the Latino satcaster stakes.
Producers Chad Hoffman and Robert Schwartz and their company GlenEagle Prods. have entered into a deal with Warner Bros. Television to develop and produce TV series.
The ABC Television Network has signed a deal with Larry Thompson ("Lucy and Desi: Before the Laughter," "The Woman He Loved") to produce an original film about Sonny and Cher. Called "And the Beat…
Sony Pictures Entertainment's the Game Show Channel has renewed its output deal with Pearson TV for the library of Mark Goodson's rerun gameshows.
PBS is not wasting any time when it comes to cashing in on "Teletubbies."
CBS and the fledgling Pax Net could be headed for a legal showdown over the latter's plans for a "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" special.
Heather McComb, who was a regular on NBC's "Profiler" last season, has signed for a regular berth on Fox's "Party of Five" this fall.