Raycom Media on Monday confirmed its rival bid for Lin Television Corp., topping a $1.7 billion offer by Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst, which plans to operate a coveted NBC affil in a new partnership…
Italy's left-center government said it will soon introduce a TV bill in Parliament to complement the media reform law passed earlier this year.
Columbia TriStar TV Distribution is looking to replace Chris Spencer as host of its struggling syndie latenight strip "Vibe."
Comic actor Dave Thomas has launched a new indie film production company, Maple Palm Prods., with the announcement of an executive staff topped by Bill Bromiley, former Concorde/New Horizons exec VP…
Universal Television Enterprises has inked multi-year programming, production and equity agreements with StoryFirst Communications, an up-and-coming broadcast operation in Russia that reaches some 62…
"Remembering 'Kukla, Fran & Ollie,' " a two-episode retrospective of the early network TV series that premiered 50 years ago this month, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Leonard H…
If you thought raising funds and rallying support for embattled pubcasters was a harmless philanthropic activity, think again.
UPN has scrapped a couple midseason projects that were in development under the previous management team.
British Sky Broadcasting has secured a non-exclusive pay-per-view movie deal with Warner Bros., the satcaster announced a day after it emerged that four U.K. cable operators had also done a…
How much is Don Ohlmeyer looking forward to the World Series? "Four and out, either way; the faster it's over with, the better," says NBC's West Coast president, clearly not a fan of either the…
NBC has set its Wednesday schedule for the November sweeps period, following the web's cancellation of "Built to Last" and its decision to take "The Tony Danza Show" off the air until December.