The Brazilian government launched Monday the final step before the long-awaited opening of bids for cable and MMDS licenses in Latin America's largest market: a 20-day hearing period during which the…
General Motors Corp.'s $500 million deal to sponsor five consecutive Olympics on NBC is the first of its kind, but it won't be the last.
While nobody knows if parents will find the new and expanded TV program ratings code user-friendly, it's becoming clear that with up to 45 separate possible permutations --- consider PGMA (VDL), for…
Seagull Entertainment is preparing to fight involuntary bankruptcy proceedings brought against the company last week by several creditors and former production staffers on Seagull's syndie strip…
Arab News Network (ANN) isn't about to knock the popular and widely viewed CNN off the Mideast airwaves, but it does promise to offer regional viewers an Arabic-lingo alternative to the U.S…
Comedian-actor Denis Leary will star in his first HBO comedy special, the "HBO Comedy Hour" presentation "Denis Leary: Lock 'N Load," in a program filming in New York in September for a November…
Twentieth Century Fox TV has signed a three-year overall development deal with veteran writer/producer John Tinker and director/producer Bill D'Elia, executive producers of the CBS drama "Chicago…
"Kwik Witz," the syndie comedy gameshow from Cleveland-based indie Beau & Arrow Prods, has a new lease on life and a new host.
In what could lead to a massive shift in industry practice, Twentieth Century Fox and Universal are the first two studios to grant ABC's request for 5-5-1/2-year license fee terms on two TV shows for…
Nancy Tellem has been named executive vice president of business affairs at CBS Entertainment and executive VP of CBS Prods.
Jon Spector has been named vice president of production at Columbia TriStar TV, reporting to Ed Lammi, executive VP of production.