China Entertainment Television has named Gerry Tymon, a 25-year veteran of Canadian broadcasting and advertising, to the newly created position of chief operating officer of CETV Family Channel.
New Zealand's TV3 is the first overseas broadcaster to snap up the new Roseanne talker. Program director Gary Brown confirmed the web has bought several years of the series, which he plans to use to…
Twentieth Century Fox has inked a deal with Vivica A. Fox to develop a sitcom for midseason, sources say.
Several seasons ago, they squared off in a bitter battle as competing operating-room dramas. Now, NBC's "ER" and CBS' "Chicago Hope" are in a new game of one-upsmanship: seeing which can come up with…
Fuji Television Network will go public Aug. 8 when its stock is listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, officials at the exchange announced Friday.
The honeymoon's over for Mark Canter, who is switching hats to become executive producer of Columbia TriStar's syndie strip "The Dating Game" after spending the past season as exec producer of its…
Viacom and Seagram filed legal memorandums Friday criticizing each other's plans to dispose of their jointly owned cable services, the USA Network and Sci-Fi Channel.
Reports running through the German press that media heavyweight the Kirch Group could loose its broadcasting rights to the World Cups in 2002 and 2006 were denied Friday by the Kirch Group and FIFA…
The announcement that Tom Tyrer is joining Fox Broadcasting Co. came to reporters from an unusual source: a faux Fox press release sent by what appears to be a disgruntled employee.
Richard Eyre, managing director of Capital Radio, has been named the new chief executive of the ITV Network.
It appears that Hal Fishman, the veteran news anchorman who last month reupped for three more years at KTLA working on "News at Ten," soon will be paired with a female co-anchor after about nine…