Canada's principal pool of production money, the Canada Television and Cable Production Fund, has exhausted the entire C$82 million ($59.9 million) budget of its license fee program.
Japan's Fuji Television Network will be honored Sept. 15 for its global achievements by the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at a black-tie event at the Gotham's…
ABC has tapped Marisa Tomei to star in the two-hour movie "National Geographic Presents: Reflections of Eden" for next season.
In a sign of the growing pressure to loosen control of the media by the Indian government, the country's broadcast minister Jaipal Reddy said last week the ban on foreign companies beaming TV…
Channel 5, the terrestrial TV channel that launched last spring, is placing advertising promoting itself on the ITV network, the U.K.'s biggest commercial net and C5's key rival.
NBC anchor Brian Williams has extended his contract for two more years, to 2002, in a deal announced Friday, a day after the network reupped "Nightly News" anchor Tom Brokaw.
Showtime's the Movie Channel has agreed to buy six more movies based on romance novels published by Harlequin Enterprises from producer Alliance Communications.
Presumably prolonging the storyline from the 1994 feature "Stargate," in which Kurt Russell and associates plunged bravely through a circular gate onto another planet, two-hour telepilot's…
For Tracey Ullman and Allan McKeown, small is beautiful. The enterprising pair, partners in TV production as well as life, have decided not to pursue a new TV deal for Ullman after holding informal…
The White House is warning Republicans that it has "serious problems" with a pending budget bill that hands broadcasters a multibillion-dollar slice of airwaves for free, while also loosening the…
The Discovery Channel ventured into the world of home shopping Thursday, when it sealed a pact with Sydney-based TVSN (TV Shopping Network) for the pan-Asian shopping net to produce the half-hour…