John Willis, the former director of programming at Channel 4, has been appointed managing director of United Film & Television Prods., the network production division of media group United News…
In a significant step up in scale for both parties, Viacom Inc.'s Nickelodeon network and Seattle-based edutainment software kingpin Humongous Entertainment have inked a five-year exclusive deal to…
Comcast Cable, the fourth-largest cable operator in the U.S., has set up an original programming venture for the exclusive use of the 60 or so cable systems owned by Comcast.
The government Wednesday moved ahead with its plan to make Hong Kong the first major city to offer a commercial video-on-demand service by granting a license to Hongkong Telecom.
Actor Harland Williams ("Rocket Man") and actress Katey Sagal ("Married ... With Children") are set to star in a new original, "Mr. Headmistress," for ABC's "The Wonderful World of Disney" franchise.
Spelling Entertainment's Worldvision Enterprises is expected to confirm this week plans to bring two new strips to the syndie marketplace next year.
Fred and Wilma are teaming with Tom and Jerry on a tour of Asia. "Cartoon Network on Tour" is taking 10 of the cable web's characters to shopping malls in the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore and…
After taking another bad Tuesday beating --- this week from NBC and Fox --- ABC reshuffled its Tuesday lineup, canceling the Tim Curry sitcom "Over the Top" and benching Disney's "Hiller & Diller"…
The much-renamed Aquarius Theater at Sunset and Vine in Hollywood --- which has over the years also been known as the Moulin Rouge and the Star Search Theater, among other handles --- is getting yet…
Star TV music network Channel V has launched its 24-hour service in Thailand.
Paxson Communications, which plans to launch a seventh broadcast network next year made up mostly of reruns of family-oriented TV series, has bought the rights to "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" from…