Carlton Communications and Granada Group have agreed to pay British Sky Broadcasting £75 million ($123 million) to compensate for its enforced withdrawal from their three-way partnership to launch…
Spain looks set to host a third major digital TV operator. But its entry into the sector could sow even further discord in an already highly confused and confrontational digital market.
Look for more celebrities to stop by the "Ricki Lake" set next season. Columbia TriStar Television Distribution has tapped VH1 exec Perry Turcotte as a producer on the show, a hiring that reflects…
Singer-dancer Katharine Kramer has been added to the list of performers at Loving Lucy '97, the second annual convention of Lucille Ball fans being held July 11-13 at the Burbank Airport Hilton.
A potential windfall of new advertising revenues emerged as the key motive behind the deal by News Corp. and Liberty Media to buy 40% of Cablevision Systems Corp.'s sports networks for $850 million.
A leading ad-industry forecaster projects a "marginally better" outlook for U.S. ad spending than predicted six months ago, but still figures on a modest 2% gain for network TV.
NBC News has reportedly made a substantial offer to departing ESPN "SportsCenter" anchor Keith Olbermann to host a new nightly talkshow on the MSNBC cablenet that would center more on news than…
Rupert Murdoch and John Malone's group of regional sports networks will announce this week that they're ponying up $850 million for a 40% stake in the nine Cablevision Systems-owned Sportschannel…
You've had the chemical peel. Now watch the network. Introducing the Anti-Aging Network, another in a series of special-interest niche services designed to capture an ever-narrowing viewer base.
Scripps Howard Prods. has acquired rights to Tami Hoag's novel "A Thin Dark Line," which is now being developed as a two-hour telefilm at ABC.