Los Angeles-based Team Entertainment has inked a 10-year pact with Beyond for the Aussie distributor to oversee the international distribution of 335 half-hours of documentary and reality TV series…
Screenwriter Joss Whedon, who created "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," is close to inking a four-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV and 20th Century Fox Filmed Entertainment.
"Baywatch," one of the most widely watched U.S. series abroad, has been licensed by Sony Entertainment Television for its Latin American satellite channel.
TV comedy veteran Eddie October has signed on as co-executive producer of King World Prods.' upcoming syndie talkshow with Roseanne.
NBC has taken its 13th-straight primetime Nielsens week with an Aug. 11-17 victory that featured the first improvement in the combined ABC-CBS-NBC rating vs. year-ago results in 34 weeks.
New Line Television has inked an unusual pact with the Continental Basketball Assn. to develop series, sell a package of games and handle merchandising and sponsorship sales for the league.
Jose Maria Mas, a 43-year-old lawyer who formerly was the secretary general of Spanish telco Telefonica, has been named president of Antena 3 TV, the highest-rated commercial station in Spain.
Kennedy, MTV's house conservative, has signed on with CBS Sports as a correspondent for the 1998 Winter Olympics in Japan. She'll cover the snowboarding and downhill skiing events for the Eye web in…
Former KNBC entertainment reporter Garrett Glaser has joined CNBC, where he'll focus on covering the business of pop culture for the NBC-owned cabler.
A local media frenzy of negative publicity brought a quick end to the blackout of New York Mets games on Time Warner Cable of NYC (Daily Variety, Aug. 19).
ESPN2 certified its status as one of the fastest-growing networks in the history of cable by passing the 50-million subscriber mark less than four years after it started beaming its signal to cable…