FROM MIPCOM In keeping with the overall Internet focus of this year's Mipcom TV market, Discovery Communications has used the occasion to trumpet its planned rollout of fully customized regional Web…
FROM MIPCOM In Germany, Columbia TriStar's latest effort at producing a localized sitcom has just premiered to excellent ratings on top-ranked station RTL.
Grupo Televisa took another step toward making its TV sales plan more advertiser-friendly with the news it will sell primetime spots by the minute.
When media titan Mel Karmazin cares enough to send the very best, he doesn't go to Hallmark. Instead, the CBS Inc. CEO hijacks one of the millions of billboards under his control and transforms it…
Glenn Close will co-exec produce and Farrah Fawcett will star in "Baby," a telefilm for TNT.
Justin Timberlake, the 18-year-old singing sensation from the platinum-selling quartet 'N Sync, will make his dramatic acting debut in "Cover Girls," an ABC telepic for "The Wonderful World of…
FROM MIPCOM Pan-Euro station powerhouse SBS has a new dance partner -- and this time the tune they're moving to is more to Wall Street's liking.
FROM MIPCOM Rising to the occasion of Mipcom's so-called Spanish Day on Tuesday, Spain's biggest TV players -- telco Telefonica, conglom Sogecable and pubcaster Radio Television Espanola (RTVE) -…
Attempting to cash in on the current teen pop craze, ABC has ordered 13 segments of a half-hour reality skein that will mix elements of "The Monkees" and "The Real World."
FROM MIPCOM TV Files, the multimedia database and video-on-demand service designed to allow TV buyers to search and download programs, has signed an agreement to carry Daily Variety highlights on the…
Cable services are enjoying gains from their early showings of hot new network series.