Rysher Entertainment has inked a development and production deal worth more than $2 million with writer/producers Robert Papazian and James Hirsch.
SVT Sales, the commercial arm of Swedish Television, has picked up worldwide distribution rights for "Friends & Enemies," the Swedish soap that has sparked a legal slugfest in both England and Sweden…
The fourth season premiere of Fox Broadcasting Co.'s drama "Party of Five" delivered the highest ever premiere ratings for the series and boosted Fox to a Wednesday win in households and adults 18-49.
The Walt Disney Co. is getting back to nature, with plans to produce four new wildlife docus to be distributed as specials in syndication by Buena Vista TV.
Just months after his short-lived sitcom attempt, former latenight talker Arsenio Hall has agreed to star in a 20th Century Fox TV drama pilot for CBS next year.
Naina Yeltsin, wife of Russian President Boris Yeltsin, has agreed to co-chair the country's newly designated Culture (Kultura) channel, set to debut in November on the national frequency formerly…
Pressure from senior news staffers at the BBC has forced a delay in the pubcaster's controversial plans to harmonize news programming production for TV and radio (Daily Variety, Sept. 18).
ABC News is setting up dedicated units to handle coverage of medicine, law and potentially other topics across all programs and dayparts.
Legendary CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite urges media companies not to pursue "unconscionable" profits at the expense of journalistic integrity.
NBC Europe announced a 20% boost over last year in its pan-European distribution at its annual programming launch Thursday, with the net now being received in about 50 million European homes.