Grupo Televisa took another step toward making its TV sales plan more advertiser-friendly with the news it will sell primetime spots by the minute.
When media titan Mel Karmazin cares enough to send the very best, he doesn't go to Hallmark. Instead, the CBS Inc. CEO hijacks one of the millions of billboards under his control and transforms it…
FROM MIPCOM "Roswell," the upcoming teen alien drama for the WB netlet, has just been bought by Britain's BBC.
Indie animation house Hyperion Studio and veteran toon design helmer Bruce Smith are pacting to form Jambalaya Studio, an animation production house geared specifically toward the creation of…
FROM MIPCOM Hallmark Entertainment Networks is partnering with BSkyB to bring the 24-hour family entertainment channel to the satcaster's digital platform in early 2000.
The New York Mets have scored their second-highest Gotham-area cable rating ever with Sunday's dramatic victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates, which sent the Mets into a playoff for the final National…
American women took the lionesses' share of female MTV Europe Music Awards nominations this year, with Britney Spears queen of the pride with four nods, including best song for "Baby One More Time."
NBC has outbid ABC for the TV rights to horse racing's Triple Crown: the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes.
FROM MIPCOM Ray Charles, the Eurythmics, Sting, Bryan Ferry and Simply Red are among a growing list of artists that have signed up to be part of "The Millennium Event -- 2000 Today."
FROM MIPCOM Getting a foothold in Eastern Europe and Scandinavia, German kidvid company EM.TV & Merchandising is set to take a 50% stake in Plus Licens, the largest licensing company active in the…
The sci-fi genre gets a much-needed shot in the arm from this poignant allegory about the burdens and mysteries of the teen years. Although "Roswell," the entertaining brainchild of Jason Katims ("My…