Bernd Kundrun, managing director of Hamburg pay TV web Premiere, will take over as the head of newspaper publishing at Bertelsmann's press unit Gruner+Jahr starting Aug. 1.
TV Azteca issued a statement Wednesday denying rumors of a rift between the founding partners and a possible breakup of its operations.
Paramount Network TV has signed a three-year overall deal with "Frasier" producer Joe Keenen, who will develop new comedy series at the studio.
Sam Chisholm, one of Rupert Murdoch's most trusted lieutenants, has resigned as chief executive of British Sky Broadcasting, the satellite TV powerhouse he built virtually from scratch over the past…
PBS has acquired U.S. rights to the kids series "Wimzie's House," produced by Cinar Films of Montreal, and the pubcaster will be launching the puppet show this fall, it was announced Monday.
In an example of the kind of ABC/Disney synergy that is starting to become commonplace, the Disney Channel has acquired all 22 half-hour episodes of the 1996 ABC series bomb "Muppets Tonight" for air…
European heads of state agreed Tuesday to add a revision to the EEC treaty
Channel 4, Finland's newest commercial competitor, has been wasting no time in inking deals with most of Hollywood's major studios.
The June 12 telecast of the pre-taped "1997 MTV Movie Awards" earned the event's highest ratings since it debuted in 1992: a 3.9 rating/6 share in households, representing an estimated 2.6 million…
Mel Gorham, the star of NBC's Thursday night sitcom "Union Square," has been dropped from the show that was developed specifically for her.
MPA sails Hudson at Mexico pirates The Motion Picture Assn. has hired Brendan Hudson as the country manager for its re-established anti-piracy program in Mexico. Piracy in the Mexican market is a…