Channel 5, the terrestrial TV channel that launched last spring, is placing advertising promoting itself on the ITV network, the U.K.'s biggest commercial net and C5's key rival.
NBC anchor Brian Williams has extended his contract for two more years, to 2002, in a deal announced Friday, a day after the network reupped "Nightly News" anchor Tom Brokaw.
Showtime's the Movie Channel has agreed to buy six more movies based on romance novels published by Harlequin Enterprises from producer Alliance Communications.
For Tracey Ullman and Allan McKeown, small is beautiful. The enterprising pair, partners in TV production as well as life, have decided not to pursue a new TV deal for Ullman after holding informal…
Presumably prolonging the storyline from the 1994 feature "Stargate," in which Kurt Russell and associates plunged bravely through a circular gate onto another planet, two-hour telepilot's…
The White House is warning Republicans that it has "serious problems" with a pending budget bill that hands broadcasters a multibillion-dollar slice of airwaves for free, while also loosening the…
The Discovery Channel ventured into the world of home shopping Thursday, when it sealed a pact with Sydney-based TVSN (TV Shopping Network) for the pan-Asian shopping net to produce the half-hour…
Taut, tense submarine thriller delivers a compelling package: The script subtly --- too subtly, sometimes --- limns the brave men who man nuclear subs, but it's the crisis that's the real star here.
Fox Broadcasting Co. is in talks with Arsenio Hall to star in a new sitcom for Thursday nights on Fox next fall, sources say.
The effort by broadcasters to load the current budget bill with provisions that would deregulate the ownership of TV stations is running into trouble.
Buena Vista Television has named Linda Beal managing talent producer for its upcoming syndie latenight strip "The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show."