In the biggest TV affiliate switch since Fox snagged the New World stations in 1994, the WB TV Network has agreed to pay the Sinclair Broadcast Group $84 million over 10 years for converting five of…
Channel V, Star TV's music channel, has launched a new 24-hour service in Japan. Known as Channel V Intl., it is broadcast through the Japanese digital platform PerfecTV.
The first graduating class of Cartoon Network's "World Premiere Toons" finds "Cow and Chicken" and "Johnny Bravo" with their own primetime series, joining the ranks of "Dexter's Laboratory." "Cow and…
Christy Kwon has been promoted to director of specials, primetime series and latenight for NBC Entertainment.
TBS Superstation prexy Bill Burke said Monday that his cable network plans to make "a competitive bid" to snare the firstrun rights to "Friends" away from NBC when the Peacock web's licensing deal…
Israel (Izzy) Asper, who built CanWest Global Communications Corp. into Canada's biggest broadcaster, has turned over the job of running it to long-time executive Peter Viner.
The Spice Network --- facing big revenue losses because of a federal law that in effect blocks out adult channels on cable systems from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. --- has created an even more explicit channel…
Valerie Cavanaugh, UPN's senior vice president of business and legal affairs, is ankling the netlet at the end of her contract this fall, sources say.
New Zealand's TV3 is the first overseas broadcaster to snap up the new Roseanne talker. Program director Gary Brown confirmed the web has bought several years of the series, which he plans to use to…
Reports running through the German press that media heavyweight the Kirch Group could loose its broadcasting rights to the World Cups in 2002 and 2006 were denied Friday by the Kirch Group and FIFA…