Pubcaster KCET-TV has secured the necessary funding to convert its Emmy-winning public affairs series "Life and Times" into a live broadcast each weeknight beginning January 1998 -- making it the…
BET on Jazz has landed its highest-visibility event, a three-hour cablecast from the annual "Jazz Open Stuttgart '97" on July 25.
Taffner Ramsay Prods., an Australian subsid of New York-based DLT Entertainment, has been absorbed into a joint venture company with leading Oz producer-distrib Beyond Intl.
Spain's top paybox channel, Canal Plus Spain, and its owner, Sogecable, have signed a multipoint deal with Spanish producers Lobby Fapae, providing a cash injection and some $11 million for the…
Westinghouse Electric Corp. has shifted gears on its plan to spin off industrial assets, and will now group crown jewel Thermo King as part of the media business to be renamed CBS Corp.
Constance Marie has replaced Mel Gorham as the lead of NBC's Thursday sitcom "Union Square."
No single executive is expected to replace departing NBC Enterprises prexy John Agoglia outright, but Harold Brook, senior vice president of business affairs and administration at NBC, has emerged as…
Barbra Streisand's Barwood Films is in "very serious discussions" with King World Prods. for a longform TV development and production pact.
A government-friendly bidder, PRO TV, passed the first hurdle in the contest for the privatization of STV2, the nationwide channel currently operated by pubcaster Slovak TV.
John Salley, the former NBA star left at the altar this year by Disney's syndie arm, is in discussions for a development deal with Columbia TriStar Television Distribution.
Fox’s “Volcano” posted Mexico’s second largest debut ever, with $1.3 million from 268 prints last weekend. Figure was wrong in Tuesday’s story. * * * Gus Lucas is president of programming at the…