Ted Turner says his company, along with a consortium of broadcasters, will compete with satcaster Star TV once new satellites have been launched in the Pacific region.
Brandon Tartikoff has inked a deal with cable network E! Entertainment Television that gives the former Paramount Pictures and NBC Entertainment topper use of E!'s production facilities as a…
CBS preempted most of its programming for NCAA basketball tournament coverage on Thursday and Friday of the March 14-18 week, but that didn't derail any of the ongoing streaks in Nielsen daytime and…
ESPN for the first time led all nominees for the 15th annual Sports Emmy Awards, which will be presentedApril 19.
Fox Broadcasting Co. has confirmed a pickup on the Universal TV superhero concept "Mantis" as a series for next fall as well as another Spelling TV concept -- this one from director Joel Schumacher…
Jaclyn Smith has agreed to star in a TV movie adaptation of Bill C. Davis’ play “Spine,” to be produced by Dick Clark Prods. Clark and Neil Stearns will exec produce the project, which doesn’t have a…
The European Commission said Wednesday that it would take legal action against the United Kingdom for failing to implement correctly the European Union's Television Without Frontiers directive. This…
The future of claymation may well rest in the coffers of the BBC, particularly Channel 4, which has funded animated shorts for a decade. One of the BBC's greatest benefactors is Aardman Animation and…
Fox-owned WFLD in Chicago has broken Tribune Broadcasting's grip on "Seinfeld" reruns in the nation's top three TV markets.
Falcon Holding Group L.P. said in a regulatory filing that the recent Federal Communications Commission decision to roll back cable rates an additional 7% will force the cabler to negotiate…
MTV, which brought "Beavis and Butt-Head" to Congress' attention, has plenty of other animated tricks up its sleeve.