Denise Dowse plays the mother on NBC’s “Built to Last.” A review Sept. 24 misidentified her. * * * Miramax exec VP of production Meryl Poster will oversee the film project “So Shoot Me,” contrary to…
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to block a copyright infringement trial involving KCAL-TV concerning the station's showing of a videotape of truck driver Reginald Denny's beating during the 1992…
Tele-Communications Intl. Inc. (TINTA) announced Monday the signing of a definitive agreement to sell half its stake in Argentine cable company CableVision for $210 million to CEI Citicorp Holdings…
Granite Broadcasting stepped up its station acquisition activity Monday with the purchase of KOFY San Francisco, its second affiliate of the WB netlet, for $174 million.
Yoram Gross-Village Roadshow, an Aussie-based animation studio, has inked a co-production alliance with EM.TV & Merchandising, a Munich-based distribution and merchandising company, and will partner…
Central European Media Enterprises (CME), a publicly traded U.S. media company, and its Slovenian partner, ad sales broker Pro Plus, launched a new channel Monday in Slovenia called Gajba TV.
Playboy Entertainment Group has launched a channel in Scandinavia through ViaSat, a direct-to-home service owned and operated by the Modern Times Group in Stockholm. The deal was sealed during last…
Twentieth Century Fox has acquired Wayne Kramer's spec, "Mindhunters" for a low six- against mid-six-figure sum.
SYDNEY — New Zealand’s embattled Prime Minister Jim Bolger disclosed Oct. 2 that his government intends to sell Television New Zealand, its highly profitable three-channel network. Bolger flagged the…
ABC has upped Roger Sverdlik to exec VP-national sales manager, the No. 2 post in the network's sales division. Reporting to ABC Sales prexy Marvin Goldsmith, Sverdlik will oversee sales of all…