"Baywatch," one of the most widely watched U.S. series abroad, has been licensed by Sony Entertainment Television for its Latin American satellite channel.
New Line Television has inked an unusual pact with the Continental Basketball Assn. to develop series, sell a package of games and handle merchandising and sponsorship sales for the league.
Jose Maria Mas, a 43-year-old lawyer who formerly was the secretary general of Spanish telco Telefonica, has been named president of Antena 3 TV, the highest-rated commercial station in Spain.
A local media frenzy of negative publicity brought a quick end to the blackout of New York Mets games on Time Warner Cable of NYC (Daily Variety, Aug. 19).
For tens of thousands of union actors and their agents trying to make a living in this town, scanning each day's breakdowns --- the lists of that day's available acting gigs --- ranks somewhere…
Former CBS comedy vice president David Himelfarb has been named senior VP of network TV at Walt Disney TV, overseeing development and production of comedies and dramas at the studio.
A battle between media giants Time Warner Cable and Fox/Liberty/Cablevision Systems will deprive 1.1 million New York City cable subscribers of 12 of the remaining games of the New York Mets' 1997…
An ABC affiliate in Honolulu is gearing up to become the first TV station in the country to transform itself into a fully digital operation.
The struggling "Fox After Breakfast" show is getting a morning makeover. Fox Broadcasting and producer Twentieth Television have tapped interim host Vicki Lawrence as the chatfest's permanent…
The Carsey-Werner Co. has promoted Courtney B. Conte to the newly created position of executive vice president of production.