Comcast Cable, the fourth-largest cable operator in the U.S., has set up an original programming venture for the exclusive use of the 60 or so cable systems owned by Comcast.
Some 40 months after the 18-inch satellite-dish system was introduced by DirecTV in June 1994, the programming service has cracked the 3 million subscriber figure.
Boosted by a clutch of recent successes, EU competition chief Karel Van Miert on Wednesday warned German giants Kirch, Bertelsmann and Deutsche Telecom they could face massive fines if they implement…
Spelling Entertainment's Worldvision Enterprises is expected to confirm this week plans to bring two new strips to the syndie marketplace next year.
Paxson Communications, which plans to launch a seventh broadcast network next year made up mostly of reruns of family-oriented TV series, has bought the rights to "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" from…
The much-renamed Aquarius Theater at Sunset and Vine in Hollywood --- which has over the years also been known as the Moulin Rouge and the Star Search Theater, among other handles --- is getting yet…
German weblet RTL2 has acquired a package of films and series worth 200 million marks ($115 million) from RTL, Germany's No. 1 commercial network.
Actor Harland Williams ("Rocket Man") and actress Katey Sagal ("Married ... With Children") are set to star in a new original, "Mr. Headmistress," for ABC's "The Wonderful World of Disney" franchise.
TV Azteca announced Wednesday that it is unexpectedly pulling its popular news program "Ciudad Desnuda" (Naked City) off the air as of Nov. 14.
The NBC O&Os are talking with King World Prods. about partnering on a live morning show, probably fronted by WNBC's genial weatherman Al Roker and a female co-host.