John Malone's pay TV networks Starz and Encore have churned up a dispute with Paul Kagan Associates over their press announcement boast that -- based on Kagan's figures -- they've added 3.5-million…
Geraldine Laybourne's Oxygen Media confirmed Tuesday that it is teaming with Carsey-Werner-Mandabach and Oprah Winfrey to launch a femme-oriented cable web called Oxygen.
The five-month-old NBA lockout -- which has already disrupted program skeds for TBS and TNT -- is now officially NBC's problem, too.
Buena Vista Television has acquired the rights to sell Dutch-based indie production and distribution outfit Endemol Entertainment's format "The Soundmix Show" in the U.S.
Education to Home, a direct service promoted by Indian businessman Shiva Sankaran and Sterling Group of Cos., is being scheduled for an April launch in India.
Rupert Murdoch's Star TV has launched direct-to-home service on C-band in India. Star TV is offering a nine-channel package; the dish antenna and the decoder will be sold directly to the subscriber.
Cinar Films announced Tuesday that it has inked a deal to co-produce "Rumble & Growl," the first Canadian-Chinese-produced animated TV series.
CBS and Fox have bolstered their chances of upsetting NBC in the November sweeps' homes and adults 18-49 races, respectively, with Nov. 16-22 primetime Nielsen victories in those categories.
It's too early for anyone to claim victory in the November sweeps races, but Tuesday wasn't too soon for Fox and CBS to claim moral victories.
Kidvid maven Ellen Levy-Sarnoff is returning to the Saban Entertainment fold through a first-look production deal with Fox Family Worldwide, the kidvid partnership of Saban and News Corp.
Broadcasters are taking a beating in the Big Apple this November. Thanks to continuing gains by cable, unseasonably fair weather and the lack of any blockbuster events, five of Gotham's six major…