Canal Plus Netherlands has inked a five-year, 145 million guilder ($73 million) deal that gives it rights to broadcast live, on pay TV, all Honor Division soccer games in Holland.
Frequently mistaken for New York Yankees manager Joe Torre, Paul Sorvino soon will be putting the likeness to good use. Sorvino has agreed to portray the Yankees skipper in the Showtime biopic about…
Sergio Silva, head of production at RAI-TV, announced Friday the Italian pubcaster is making a quantum leap in its investment for the inhouse production of series, miniseries, TV movies and feature…
Several seasons ago, they squared off in a bitter battle as competing operating-room dramas. Now, NBC's "ER" and CBS' "Chicago Hope" are in a new game of one-upsmanship: seeing which can come up with…
Kim Rozenfeld is ankling Columbia TriStar TV to take the No. 2 comedy development job at ABC, sources said.
Live Entertainment CEO Mark A. Curcio was formerly head of the Los Angeles office of management consulting firm Bain & Co., which is un-related to Boston-based Bain Capital. Information was wrong in…
The Big Three networks were given final approval Friday from the FCC to preempt, on a limited basis, educational children's television programming for live sports events.
In a unique example of some Viacom corporate synergy, MTV will air a same-day simulcast this weekend of the new Showtime dramatic anthology series from brothers Tony and Ridley Scott, "The Hunger."
Will Pat Bullard become the new matchmaker/referee on "Love Connection"? He will if Warner Bros.' syndie arm decides to go forward with a revival of "Love Connection," which wrapped its original…
The Discovery Channel's Japan version has been launched, and it will be carried on the PerfecTV direct-to-home satellite platform, as well as some regional CATV services.