Showtime has signed Denis Leary to a deal that includes a one-hour standup comedy special and an original movie that Leary would write, direct and star in.
Tamara Haddad is ankling the VP and senior exec producer post she has held at CNN for the past eight years to become senior broadcast producer of NBC's second-ranked "Today" show.
Indie TV producer Wall to Wall Television has entered a two-year co-development deal with Itel, the London-based international distribution company jointly owned by Home Box Office and Anglia TV.
Peter Strauss will star in the CBS telefilm "Thicker Than Blood," set to begin production in July. Michael Dinner will direct the script by Judd Klinger, based on the true story of Larry McLinden and…
Carlton Communications has joined the crowd of international media companies scouting for investment opportunities in the blossoming Asian TV market.
Cablevision Systems Corp. signed an agreement to buy assets of CATV Enterprises Inc. from Westinghouse Electric Corp.'s Westinghouse Broadcasting Co. The company said it will buy CATV assets in…
The inaugural "Central European Initiative; Balaton Festival," a television arts competition and programming market, opened Monday with 60 industry reps from seven European countries in attendance.
Ad sales for CBS Sports' coverage of the 1994 Winter Olympic Games have surpassed 70%, with the network attributing the strong early showing to an influx of new advertisers.
MTV is getting a "bad rap" from critics who claim the web airs too many violent videos, MTV Networks chairman Tom Freston said Tuesday.
Capital Cities/ABC yesterday declared its 5 cents regular quarterly dividend. The dividend is payable Aug. 11 to shareholders of record June 30.
Tribune Broadcasting veepee Wayne Vriesman was elected joint chairman of the National Assn. of Broadcasters TV and Radio Boards at the NAB's board of directors meeting here Tuesday.