In a deal that could radically redefine the broadcast network television business, NBC said Thursday that it plans to buy 32% of Paxson Communications for $415 million.
NBC and partner ValueVision Intl. said Wednesday that ValueVision's home shopping cable network will soon be called SnapTV -- the first time a cable channel has been named, or renamed in this case…
Canal Plus Technologies, the tech arm of Europe's largest cabler, has crossed shores, entering the U.S. with plans to give interactive TV services WebTV, TiVo Inc. and Replay Networks a run for…
Former CBS prexy Kim LeMasters has joined Replay Networks as chairman and CEO of the digital video recorder service.
USA Broadcasting is expected to announce today plans for the debut of local sports and entertainment programming on its TV station in Atlanta in early November.
Television producers evidently have some very compelling mother issues. Why else would we have a sitcom trend involving put-upon men and the brassy women who dominate them? It was the concept…
Imagine Television -- riding high on its grand slam last season with the WB's "Felicity," Fox's "The Pjs" and ABC's "Sports Night" -- has two hot development prospects set up at ABC with pilot…
There's something very familiar about CBS' "Sealed With a Kiss," but that's not such a terrible thing. A small-screen patchwork of "You've Got Mail" and "Sleepless in Seattle," this semi-sweet…
Now that people on the streets of New York can look into the set of "Good Morning America," more people around the country are looking in on the telecasts.
Everybody may indeed still love Raymond each Monday night on CBS, but much of the remainder of that lineup underscores the point that Ray is the last lovable guy left on the planet. The new comedy…
In its first big development deal for the 2000-01 season, UPN has given a 13-episode order to an animated comedy starring and exec produced by Howard Stern.