Aussie moviecaster the Movie Network, owned by Warner Bros., MGM and Disney, will add a third channel to its lineup and unveil a new logo and on-air look Sept. 7.
It turns out that the Primetime Emmys are safe for commercials after all. Arbitrator Edward J. Costello ruled Wednesday that the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) has the right to hand out…
A&E TV Networks and the Modern Times Group of Scandinavia have clenched a multiyear arrangement to distribute and operate the History Channel in the Nordic region and Baltic territories beginning in…
NBC has taken its 13th-straight primetime Nielsens week with an Aug. 11-17 victory that featured the first improvement in the combined ABC-CBS-NBC rating vs. year-ago results in 34 weeks.
Screenwriter Joss Whedon, who created "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," is close to inking a four-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV and 20th Century Fox Filmed Entertainment.
Los Angeles-based Team Entertainment has inked a 10-year pact with Beyond for the Aussie distributor to oversee the international distribution of 335 half-hours of documentary and reality TV series…
"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).