Satcaster Sky Latin America officially has revised its estimated startup budget to approximately $1 billion, up from the $650 million it was figuring in early 1996.
Polygram TV has pacted to distribute domestically the offbeat Alliance Communications drama "Due South," 22 originals of which are being produced for the syndie market beginning this fall. The series…
CBS has begun informing producers of the new shows ordered for its fall primetime schedule, which will be presented to advertisers on Thursday. However, top studio execs were still in the dark late…
The Slovak Council for Television Broadcasting heard presentations Monday and Tuesday from five companies bidding for Slovakia's second state television channel.
Televisa is expected to announce major cost-cutting and name an unprecedented executive committee as the Mexican media giant unveils a new business plan to investors today in New York.
H-TV, the inhouse documentary unit for A&E, has interviewed first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton for a forthcoming edition of the network's "Biography" series profiling billionaire Wal-Mart founder Sam…
Granada TV has become the first British company to break into the U.S. network production business, with the announcement that ABC has ordered 13 episodes of "Cracker" for its fall schedule.
ABC Entertainment took steps to remake its ailing primetime schedule, shelving more than a third of its lineup to add five new dramas, five sitcoms, a new Disney movie franchise and a second weekly…
Chris-Craft-owned UPN affiliate KCOP-TV plans to dump its successful 3:30 p.m. weekday newscast and add the Los Angeles market's first 7:30 p.m. nightly news broadcast this fall, according to sources.
NetChannel, a Bay Area startup aiming to deliver personalized Internet services via standard TV monitors, has inked a number of strategic partnerships.