Nothing like a war to screw up your midseason launches. President Clinton’s Wednesday address to the nation on Kosovo at 8 p.m. Eastern time sent ABC and CBS scrambling. The Alphabet web bowed…
Canuck producer CanWest Entertainment has launched an international distribution company based in London and tapped seasoned sales executive Greg Phillips to run the operation.
KCOP Los Angeles has picked up "The Martin Short Show" for a fall debut (Daily Variety, March 2).
Michael Eckert, CEO of the Weather Channel, has resigned his post after 17 years with the cable web and 14 years as its president.
The BBC has run up the white flag in its losing ratings war with ITV, taking refuge in the moral high ground of public-service programming.
BET Movies will increase its commitment to independent black films by launching three new indie film franchises.
The Academy Awards gave ABC a glitzy April 15-21 primetime Nielsens win that featured the Alphabet's biggest households margin of victory in four years.
The collective host-broadcasting of major sports events, notably the World Cup of soccer, emerged as the hot topic at day two of the Sportel America TV market here Tuesday.
NBC and Paramount Network TV have finally reached an agreement on how to structure future series licensing agreements between the two companies.
All together now: Norm Macdonald had a show, e-i-e-i-o, and on this show he had some twits, e-i-e-i-o; with a lame joke here and a trite quip there... well, you get the idea.
A&E Network will toot its own "Hornblower" films to the tune of $10 million-plus -- an unprecedented amount for a cable event and probably for any television production.