Hoping to grab a larger share of the viewing pie as the broadcast networks largely snooze away the summer months, Showtime is launching an ambitious program-branding campaign that carries a pricetag…
Perhaps predictably, the MGM TV syndicated special "National Enquirer Presents: 25 Years of Scandal" that packaged celebrity misfortune in a countdown format scored phenomenal ratings in nine metered…
HBO Enterprises has lined up three foreign co-production partners for its 13-hour docudrama "From the Earth to the Moon": France's Canal Plus, Germany's CLT/ufa and Spain's Sogecable.
Turner's Cartoon Network has unearthed a 1991 theatrical short featuring Bugs Bunny, which has never aired on TV, and plans to premiere the toon Friday at 8 p.m. to kick off a 48-hour, weekend-long…
Simon Kenny has been tapped senior VP and managing director at Walt Disney Television Intl. (Latin America) and will oversee the regional office located in Miami.
CBS has renewed "Late Late Show with Tom Snyder" for a fourth season on the Eye web.
Yorkshire-Tyne Tees Television late Monday confirmed that it is in ''preliminary'' talks to be acquired by fellow ITV company Granada.
Lana Corbi has been upped to president of network distribution at Fox Broadcasting Co., in charge of all affiliate relations.
DirecTV has extended its distribution deal with two Canadian programming services in a multiyear agreement expected to generate revenue of $200 million over the life of the contract.
The 1970s British action series "The Professionals" is being resurrected through an innovative financing deal that has raised £10.8 million ($17.3 million) for 26 new episodes.
In lieu of buying their spectra at an auction, broadcasters would have to pay an annual fee for using the nation's airwaves, according to a measure proposed by Senate Commerce Committee chairman John…