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…
Any way you spin it, it gets tougher to make a mark in syndication these days. Seven programs bowed to audiences this week and, judging from the numbers put up after only a single day, not one bowed…
In a move that signals the almost certain demise of the NBC sudser "Sunset Beach," the Peacock O&Os have inked a deal with Disney's Buena Vista TV for a syndie daytime strip hosted by British TV…
On the heels of a realignment of the top brass overseeing Sony's TV operations, Jon Feltheimer has resigned after a four-year run as prexy of the Columbia TriStar TV Group.
Film Roman has partnered with Merv Griffin Enterprises to develop rookie scribe David "Chili" Alvarez's "Soul Patrol," a special-effects driven action-adventure-comedy.
Below-average Emmy results have prevented Fox from claiming Sept. 6-12 Nielsen honors in households, but the Emmycast was more than strong enough to lead a Fox sweep in all key-demographic categories.
Alliance Atlantis Television has launched a new children's label, AAC Kids.
MGM and Turner Broadcasting have reworked a movie-library deal covering 800 United Artists titles that could lead to MGM's setting up an all-movie pay TV network as early as September 2000.
Helmer Thomas Carter and scribe David Mills are resurrecting Denzel Washington's detective character from 1995's "Devil in a Blue Dress" for a one-hour urban detective drama in development at ABC.
Barry Diller's USA Network has bought three sitcom reruns with a limited number of episodes: Mozark's "Hearts Afire" and two from Paramount TV, "Almost Perfect" and "Fired Up." The net will slot them…
As cable continues to slice away at the over-the-air broadcast audience share in primetime, it's inevitable that the free webs fight foul with foul to better compete. Hence, the arrival of "Action."…