Georges Leclere, a Frenchman with wide experience in broadcasting, the arts and politics, has been tapped to succeed Arthur Kane as executive director of the international council of the National…
Playboy and the Cisneros Group are joint-venturing to own and operate Playboy TV and AdulTVision channels in Germany and Scandinavia.
The WB is swapping timeslots for its Sunday series "Unhappily Ever After" and its frosh comedy "The Tom Show."
Televisa turned in a strong third quarter, analysts said, with marked improvements in its operating results.
Barry Diller had his first meeting Thursday with Universal TV Group Chairman Greg Meidel and his division heads to discuss the future of the newly created USA Networks, which will encompass nearly…
Kevin Bacon, Brandy, Carol Burnett, Carmen Electra, Bill Maher, Chris Rock, Ray Romano, Kyra Sedgwick and Gary Sinise are the first group of presenters set for TNT's 19th annual CableAce Awards…
Britain's Channel Four may soon have less need for the U.S. sitcoms and dramas that have helped sustain its cult status.
Columbia TriStar is poised to ink a pay-per-view deal with the four U.K. cable companies that signed a non-exclusive PPV deal with Warner Bros. last week (Daily Variety, Oct. 17).
The American Film Marketing Assn. this year will make its first appearance at the Mip Asia TV market, underlining increased interest among film companies for the main television marts. The market…
In a brouhaha rife with legal entanglements and bad blood, MTV Networks Inc. has terminated its association with Rich Cronin --- the Nick at Nite senior VP and G.M., and TV Land prexy --- after it…