Just six weeks after launching in Australia and the U.K., National Geographic's first branded channels are among the most popular on the U.K.'s British Sky Broadcasting and Oz's Foxtel feevee…
To relaunch his two networks TMC and TMC2, Italy's top film producer and distributor Vittorio Cecchi Gori is setting up an umbrella holding company.
CBS News has tapped John Paxson as its new VP for Europe and London bureau chief. The move is part of the reshuffling that occurred as a result of the network's less-than-stellar performance in the…
German pubcaster ZDF expects to close the year with a budget surplus of 164.6 million marks ($92.5 million). ZDF director Dieter Stolte said the network, which should have a 73.5 million mark ($41…
ABC News has named Kevin Newman news anchor at “Good Morning America,” putting its official seal on a job he has handled on an interim basis since August. Newman joined ABC in 1994 from the Canadian…
The Tribune tribunal has set a date with "Judge Mills Lane" for fall 1998. The Tribune station group has signed on for Rysher Entertainment's upcoming courtshow strip hosted by the colorful judge…
NBC Sports has inked a four-year extension of its U.S. Open golf pact that will keep the prestige links tournament on the Peacock web through 2003.
"Hollywood Squares," "Judge Mills Lane," "Donny & Marie" and "Stargate SG-1" are among the "contenders" for syndie hit status next year, according to an overview of syndie programming issued by TV…
NBC has bought the broadcast rights to Polygram's offbeat feature "Bean" for north of $8 million.
Heeereee's Howie! Howie Mandel will launch his syndie talkshow next year from Johnny Carson's old stomping grounds, the famed Studio 1 at the NBC compound in Burbank.
Following the theory that there can never be too many recastings of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," this USA made-for re-teams Cicely Tyson and director John Korty from memorable "The…