Paxson Communications has hired network veteran Paul Wang as exec VP of family-oriented broadcaster Pax TV.
After more than a year suspended from professional boxing, former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson will make his return to the ring in a pay-per-view bout on Jan. 16 against Francois Botha.
The Disney Channel moved another step toward shifting completely from a pay- to a basic-cable network by signing a seven-year deal with the National Cable TV Cooperative, a consortium of cable…
More than a dozen Fox O&Os have picked up MGM's "National Enquirer" syndie strip, paving the way for the tabmag spinoff to bow nationally next fall.
Silvio Berlusconi's TV group Mediaset and Milan-based publishing house Class Editori will launch a thematic digital TV channel dedicated to financial and economic news.
The state TV broadcaster of India, Doordarshan (DD), is on an aggressive buying spree for sports events, particularly international Cricket.
Broadcasters may be one step closer to a definition of what makes an educational children's television show.
Will Oprah take a dose of Oxygen? Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Prods. is in the early stages of talks to provide programming for Oxygen, the new femme-oriented cabler in the works from Geraldine Laybourne’s…
Following that other highly publicized cautionary tale of adult-minor sex, "Lolita," the Lifetime pickup "My Neighbor's Daughter" seems almost polite in execution, Old Word quaint. Helmer Steve…
MTV has signed a development deal with Adam Tyler, a young producer who created "The Cut," currently on the music cabler.
Actor Jeffrey Tambor ("The Larry Sanders Show") has inked a deal to star in the NBC pilot "Everything's Relative" from Witt-Thomas and NBC Studios.