Thirteen TV companies have submitted bids for the eight national terrestrial broadcasting licenses due to be assigned by Italy's minister for communications in the next few months.
Thomas Kirch, the son of Germany's media mogul Leo, has joined forces with the Euro station group SBS and Barry Diller's Home Shopping Network (HSN) to acquire Italy's Rete Mia and turn it into a…
NBC Studios has inked a two-year, seven-figure overall deal with David Zucker and Gil Netter, who worked together on two of the "Naked Gun" movies and on the film "BASEketball."
NBC affils are fuming over a network plan to add some commercial time in its top-rated series, "ER," which will delay the start of stations' 11 p.m. newscasts.
Jane Seymour and James Keach have inked a deal with Film Roman and MSH Entertainment to produce an animated TV series based on their children's books "Yum" and "Splat."
Nickelodeon's first original Saturday morning show will compete head-to-head with the hottest kids series on TV, the WB's "Pokemon."
CBS and Time Warner's TBS and TNT have bought the TV rights to 20th Century Fox's hit theatrical "Entrapment" in a shared window.
Roy Campanella II is directing "Rendezvous," the third telefilm from BET's new production unit, Arabesque Films.
NBC will once again lead the Big Six upfront ad derby, but just how much -- or even whether -- the web will improve upon last year's roughly $2.1 billion take won't be known until later this week.
With the hit syndie drama hour "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys" set to wrap its 5-1/2-year run in November, Studios USA and Renaissance Pictures are prepping for the January bow of two replacement…