Paxson Communications topper Lowell (Bud) Paxson is expected to meet the press on both coasts today to kick off the promotional effort for the company's plan to launch a family friendly broadcast…
CBS Sports is nearly sold out of ad time on the Winter Olympics, which virtually will guarantee the web a February sweeps victory at a crucial moment in its bid for a primetime rebuild.
HBO executive David Bartis is close to inking a deal with NBC Studios to replace Tom Nunan as the head of primetime series for the network's inhouse production arm.
In order to boost its chances in a tight November sweeps race, NBC has yanked its Thursday 8:30 p.m. sitcom "Union Square" off the air this week and will run a "Friends" repeat episode instead.
An indie TV production company has accused the Family Channel of playing "Let's Break a Deal."
The British Broadcasting Corp. will start airing a round-the-clock news channel on the country's cable networks next month after gaining government permission. The permission was given despite…
Not content simply to challenge MTV Europe's U.K. channel, rival music service the Box is planning to launch a new service called Magic in the spring, a channel to compete with MTV sister service VH1.
ABC's premiere of "The Wonderful World of Disney" with "Toy Story" improved the 7-9 p.m. Sunday timeslot at the Alphabet web, but fell below expectations, while NBC's Sunday sitcom premieres…
NBC and Tribeca Prods. have cast Nick Turturro and Tom Sizemore to star in the "Sammy the Bull" miniser-ies. Sources say the web is also in talks with actress Debi Mazar.
Canal Plus, which owns the Latin American rights to the movie libraries of Carolco Pictures and Dino De Laurentiis, has sold 88 titles to TNT Latin America, among them "Rambo III," "Total Recall,"…
Eye web news anchor Dan Rather and News Corp. helmer Rupert Murdoch shared center stage -- but little else -- at Wednesday's second annual United Nations World Television Forum.