Rupert Murdoch's Oz cabler Foxtel is poised for a vicious lawsuit with Australia's antitrust watchdog as hopes fade for a smooth passage of its A$650 million ($481 million) merger with embattled…
French thesp, director and producer Dominique Farrugia and former Studio Canal Plus topper Olivier Granier have teamed up to launch Comedie!, a new cable and satellite channel.
Newly installed Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) prexy Meryl Marshall has appointed six communications executives to the ATAS executive committee for one-year terms, effective immediately.
Uncertainty over who will helm Russia's Channel 1 (ORT) after director general Sergei Blagovolin admitted recently that he had taken another job and had therefore, de facto, left the channel, came…
"Frasier" co-star David Hyde Pierce and actress Sela Ward have been tapped to co-host "The 19th Annual CableAce Awards" being held Saturday at 9 p.m. at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles and…
NBC Asia is crediting its move to more local programming with doubling distribution figures over the past 11 months.
CBS won a decisive victory Sunday in households, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54, according to preliminary nationals. If the numbers hold up when final nationals are released today, it will be the Eye…
UPN is seriously considering delaying the launch of its Thursday sci-fi movie franchise until next fall, sources said. The movie night originally was scheduled for an April 1998 debut, but newly…
The battle among syndication giants to secure precious time periods for their high-stakes TV series has provoked a nuclear strike by Warner Bros. Domestic Distribution against King World's…
Warner Bros. TV has inked an exclusive two-year production and development deal with "Friends" writer-producer Alexa Junge that's worth close to $1 million a year.