The balanced budget agreement, which the House and Senate are expected to formally approve as early as today, seals a multibillion-dollar bonanza for broadcasters, who are being handed a huge chunk…
Americast, BellSouth and DirecTV complained to Congress on Tuesday that cablers are trying to hoard programming in an effort to impede competition in the multichannel distribution business.
Only two days into Latin America's most important cable trade show, the Argentine Jornadas, programmer announcements were as hot as the sticky 90-degree weather in the capital.
The average Japanese household is watching less television, but the nation is still home to a major population of TV heads, according to a survey released last week by Video Research Ltd.
Walt Disney TV has inked an exclusive four-year development and production deal worth $16 million with Philip Rosenthal, creator and executive producer of the CBS sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond."
In what could lead to a massive shift in industry practice, Twentieth Century Fox and Universal are the first two studios to grant ABC's request for 5-5-1/2-year license fee terms on two TV shows for…
"Kwik Witz," the syndie comedy gameshow from Cleveland-based indie Beau & Arrow Prods, has a new lease on life and a new host.
Nancy Tellem has been named executive vice president of business affairs at CBS Entertainment and executive VP of CBS Prods.
Jon Spector has been named vice president of production at Columbia TriStar TV, reporting to Ed Lammi, executive VP of production.
Primestar, which distributes packages of cable networks, movies and sports to satellite dish owners, will add Discovery Channel's Animal Planet next month, along with three pay multiplexes --- HBO…
Endemol Entertainment laid the groundwork for its entrance into Latin America with the acquisition of a 45% share in Zeppelin, a Madrid-based TV production company.