Pilot casting season is heating up, with Kelly McGillis ("Top Gun") and Michael Jeter ("The Green Mile") set to star in the CBS drama pilot "Cold Shoulder."
In a move that has left BBC Worldwide executives seething, Denver-based UnitedGlobalCom's Australian feevee operator Austar is yanking BBC World off its popular platform on March 31.
Spain's pubcaster RTVE has extended its programming deal with Warner Bros. Intl. TV by inking a three-year agreement that includes broadcast rights to a number of top movies, series and animation…
Discovery Networks Intl. will invest $100 million to launch its Discovery Health and Discovery Travel & Adventure channels in global markets during the third quarter.
Scribe Peter Tolan ("Analyze This") and helmer Rob Marshall ("Annie") have signed on for ABC's upcoming Barwood Films/Storyline Entertainment-produced musical adaptation of "Mame," dramatically…
ESPN has entered into an extensive multimedia deal with "X-Games" skateboarding star Tony Hawk to provide broadcasting and hosting services for various sporting events over the next three years.
Four more NBC affiliates have joined the anti- "God" crusade. KTAL Shreveport, La.; WTVA Tupelo, Miss.; KTVB Boise, Idaho; and KTFT Twin Falls, Idaho have told NBC that they don't plan to air the…
ABC built on its tremendous midseason momentum last week, cruising to its 10th consecutive ratings victory among total viewers and households behind five episodes of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire."…
Regent Entertainment has signed its first development and financing deal for television movies with producer Ellen M. Krass' EMK Prods. The agreement gives Regent an exclusive, first-look opportunity…
Thai cabler United Broadcasting is about to discover which regulation violations will do them the least harm when they broadcast the Academy Awards on March 26.
KCAL Los Angeles has acquired New Line's upcoming relationship strip "First Date" and is expected to slide the series into its 4 p.m. slot as the station preps its fall lineup.