A local media frenzy of negative publicity brought a quick end to the blackout of New York Mets games on Time Warner Cable of NYC (Daily Variety, Aug. 19).
ESPN2 certified its status as one of the fastest-growing networks in the history of cable by passing the 50-million subscriber mark less than four years after it started beaming its signal to cable…
Aussie moviecaster the Movie Network, owned by Warner Bros., MGM and Disney, will add a third channel to its lineup and unveil a new logo and on-air look Sept. 7.
It turns out that the Primetime Emmys are safe for commercials after all. Arbitrator Edward J. Costello ruled Wednesday that the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) has the right to hand out…
A&E TV Networks and the Modern Times Group of Scandinavia have clenched a multiyear arrangement to distribute and operate the History Channel in the Nordic region and Baltic territories beginning in…
ABC named a new head writer for "Port Charles," its fledgling "General Hospital" spinoff that's off to a slow start as a daytime serial.
All the king's horses, all the king's men, all the phony paintings and all the phony earrings can't make a credible story out of over-the-top defense attorney Melanie Darrow's first TV case. Delta…
Los Angeles-based Team Entertainment has inked a 10-year pact with Beyond for the Aussie distributor to oversee the international distribution of 335 half-hours of documentary and reality TV series…
The truth about the dog --- forget the cats in this instance --- makes Janeane Garofalo communicate fleshed-out thoughts in linear and hilarious fashion in this hourlong standup show. She meanders…
Screenwriter Joss Whedon, who created "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," is close to inking a four-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV and 20th Century Fox Filmed Entertainment.
"Baywatch," one of the most widely watched U.S. series abroad, has been licensed by Sony Entertainment Television for its Latin American satellite channel.