Groupe AB Sat, in conjunction with A&E, launched its history channel Thursday in time to commemorate the 1945 armistice. The first thematic channel in France devoted entirely to history, ''La Chaine…
Jack F. Parmeter has been named vice president of on-air promotion at CBS Entertainment, reporting to Ron Scalera, senior VP and creative director, CBS Entertainment.
Author James Halperin's second novel, "The First Immortal" --- which is due out next year --- has been optioned by Hallmark Entertainment for $125,000 and picked up by CBS as a miniseries for either…
Cable viewership is up in France, a just-released study by Mediametrie reports.
After delivering across-the-board cuts to Aussie film, TV and arts bodies last year, the conservative government defied expectations Tuesday night by not touching film funding but hacking into coin…
The rival queens of syndicated afternoon talk will be united in an unlikely setting --- on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" --- when Rosie O'Donnell makes an appearance on a show taping in Chicago for…
Kicking off its first-ever upfront presentation Tuesday evening, Univision trotted out its top talent and lobbied media buyers to take advantage of the burgeoning Hispanic market.
Finally starting to make progress with skeptical Southern California cable operators in its efforts at distribution, the regional sportsnet Fox Sports West 2 more than doubled its penetration…
A judge threw out part of a production company's $5 million lawsuit against actress Pamela Anderson Lee, but two breach of contract claims remained and will be decided at the end of trial.
Hero Prods., a Miami-based TV production and broadcast center, announced a three-year contract with United Family Communications to provide digital production, post-production and satellite uplink…