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…
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…
Fuji Television Network will go public Aug. 8 when its stock is listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, officials at the exchange announced Friday.
The honeymoon's over for Mark Canter, who is switching hats to become executive producer of Columbia TriStar's syndie strip "The Dating Game" after spending the past season as exec producer of its…
Twentieth Century Fox has inked a deal with Vivica A. Fox to develop a sitcom for midseason, sources say.
Canal Plus Netherlands has inked a five-year, 145 million guilder ($73 million) deal that gives it rights to broadcast live, on pay TV, all Honor Division soccer games in Holland.
Frequently mistaken for New York Yankees manager Joe Torre, Paul Sorvino soon will be putting the likeness to good use. Sorvino has agreed to portray the Yankees skipper in the Showtime biopic about…
Sergio Silva, head of production at RAI-TV, announced Friday the Italian pubcaster is making a quantum leap in its investment for the inhouse production of series, miniseries, TV movies and feature…
Several seasons ago, they squared off in a bitter battle as competing operating-room dramas. Now, NBC's "ER" and CBS' "Chicago Hope" are in a new game of one-upsmanship: seeing which can come up with…