German pay-TV web Premiere has inked two megabuck pay TV output deals with Hollywood studio 20th Century Fox and with newcomer movie producer DreamWorks.
Marking a first for a Spanish-language web, Univision Network News has won a 1997 Edward R. Murrow Award in the network newscast category for its coverage of the Olympic bombing in Atlanta, the…
ESPN "SportsCenter" anchor Keith Olbermann, whose plans to leave the network June 29 were revealed Wednesday, said Thursday that he will take a summertime sabbatical to recharge his battery and…
The Board of Governors of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has given the go-ahead for early handouts of three Primetime Engineering Emmy Awards and a pair of Engineering Emmy Plaques as part…
Supposedly hard-boiled Rob Lowe vidpic about a Southern California visitor falling in league with tough eggs has all the tension of a souffle. A routine plotline and plastic, met-before secondary…
The Venezuelan-based Cisneros Television Group (CGT) completed its acquisition Wednesday of 90% of Imagen Satelital, Argentina's largest pay-box programmer and distributor, for a total of $112…
Brannon Braga has signed a three-year overall deal worth an estimated $5 million to develop TV series and longform projects for Paramount Network TV.
Variety's Showbiz Expo Australia is joining Oz's two most important film and TV events in moving from Melbourne to Sydney in 1998.
Despite upheaval in its exec ranks and rivers of red ink, Aussie cabler Optus Vision is pressing ahead with plans for the July 1 bow of documentary service Odyssey, evidenced by Wednesday's unveiling…
Bernd Kundrun, managing director of Hamburg pay TV web Premiere, will take over as the head of newspaper publishing at Bertelsmann's press unit Gruner+Jahr starting Aug. 1.