CBS' Eyemark Entertainment, the distributor of "Touched by an Angel" reruns, is putting the touch on cable networks, asking them to pony up $90 million for the first four years of "Angel" episodes.
Italy's top film producer and distributor, Vittorio Cecchi Gori, has joined forces with former RAI general director and state-owned telecom company STET president Biagio Agnes.
NBC paid huge renewal fees to hold onto "Seinfeld," justifying the payout with the promise it would get substantial increases in ad rates from Madison Avenue. In this case, the proud Peacock was…
Faced with spotty ratings and an increasingly incompatible environment for much of its original documentary programming, TBS Superstation will phase out a sizable portion of its homegrown nonfiction…
Three teams of presenters ---father-and-son Alan and Adam Arkin, "Frasier's" Kelsey Grammer and David Hyde Pierce and Bob Newhart and Judd Hirsch of the new CBS comedy "George & Leo" --- have been…
Merv Griffin has sided with Sony Pictures Entertainment in its legal battle with King World Prods. over the gameshow "Hollywood Squares."
The WB netlet's Sunday-night premiere averaged a 4.0 household rating and 6 share in overnight markets, which was up 14% in rating from last year's 3.5/6 Sunday debut.
A spicy "Gumbo" and smooth "R&B '98" specials are headed for syndication. House of Blues Entertainment and the Larry Thompson Organization are teaming to produce a new weekly music/pop culture hour…
The sixth-largest cable operator in the U.S., CSC (Cablevision Systems Corp.), will create a new all-foreign-film network called World Cinema.
Fresh from the European compatibility wars, a new player in the interactive TV arena has made its bow on the U.S. scene: OpenTV Inc.
The prolific David E. Kelley strikes again with this deceptively clever piece of comedic drama that joins "The X-Files" and "Party of Five" in upping Fox's intellectual profile. Offbeat, engaging and…