The Fox O&O group has picked up MGM's latest Showtime drama series, "Stargate SG-1," for a two-year deal beginning in fall 1998.
Venezuelan-based Cisneros Group has inked a deal with Artear (owned by the Clarin Group) hoping to bring the Hughes-backed DTH TV service Galaxy LA to Argentina.
Mr. Potato Head is looking to break into TV. So are the formats and characters of such enduring board games as Clue, Monopoly and Candyland.
Jay Firestone, founding president of Fireworks Entertainment Inc., has teamed up with YTV Canada Inc., operator of a youth-oriented specialty channel, to lend a helping hand to producers of…
The New York chapter of Women in Film and Television will host an international summit in Gotham from Sept. 17-21.
The Sept. 14 telecast of the 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will be seen in 90 foreign countries by an expected audience of 620 million viewers around the globe, it was announced by the Berle…
Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) has written the FCC, urging the commission to approve the beefed-up rating system that the industry has promised to implement Oct. 1.
In response to an application by the producers of "Wrongfully Accused" and the dramatic TV series "Sleepwalkers," the British Columbia Labor Relations Board issued an interim order Thursday that the…
Good news Friday for Worldvision Enterprises' new syndie gameshow "Pictionary": The half-hour strip won't be handicapped by a post-2 a.m. timeslot in New York, the nation's largest TV market.
The Aug. 4 edition of the A&E series "Biography," profiling Sylvester Stallone, landed the sixth-highest Nielsen rating in the history of the program: a 4.0. It got some of us wondering what the…
Anton Pichler, 34, has been named managing director of Vienna-based DF1 Oesterreich, the Austrian division of German digital pay TV platform DF1. Pichler previously was manager of an Austrian soccer…