Rumored for months to be taking over German news channel N-TV, Munich-based ProSieben Media is now set to launch its own news channel.
USA Networks, which recently announced a longform development slate featuring eight new movies, has acquired the rights to the story of David Meriwether and his father for a new project entitled…
Time Warner and MediaOne agreed Tuesday to trade cable systems, boosting both companies' stakes in the Northeast, Southeast, Midwest and Western regions.
The death last Saturday of the most popular of the Bowery Boys, Huntz Hall, has put a slight crimp on the elaborate promotional plans that Turner Classic Movies is planning for a summer blitz of the…
Midseason shuffling continued Tuesday with CBS and UPN skedding March premiere dates for new series. Starting March 24, the John Larroquette laffer "Payne" will move into the Eye's Wednesday 8 p.m…
Helmers working for HBO took three of five nominations from the Directors Guild of America in its movies-for-television category, announced Monday. NBC pulled in the other two.
Marketing heads at three studios may have been slicing up some dirty bird Monday as ratings decried Super Bowl XXXIII the second-lowest rated ever, but a few Mile-High salutes were in order as more…
In a move that will bring E! Entertainment Television its first fictional original programming, the cabler announced Monday that it has hired veteran television exec Lynn Deegan as VP, development.
Hoping to "play a major role in the rejuvenation" of Hollywood, animation house Klasky Csupo will leave its cartoon-adorned home at 1258 Highland Ave. in July and move into a new six-story glass and…
The pent-up fervor of pro-basketball fans, deprived of games since Nov. 3 because of an owner lockout of the players, burst out with a record 3.28 rating for the second pre-season contest between the…
Embattled new South African television channel e.tv began broadcasting 24 hours a day on Monday after only limited daily broadcasts since its Oct. 1 launch.