Writer-director John Harrison has been tabbed to adapt the Frank Herbert classic sci-fi novel "Dune" as a six-hour miniseries for New Amsterdam Entertainment in association with ABC Pictures for air…
Modern Times Group's multichannel operator ViaSat has inked a deal with Scandinavia's NetCom Systems that makes ViaSat the third-biggest supplier of pay TV in Europe, behind Canal Plus and British…
As UPN negotiates with sister network Nickelodeon to expand kids programming on the weblet, UPN said it will add three animated series from Marvel and a live-action series from Saban Entertainment to…
Marianne Clarkson, a TV staff writer and story editor, died Jan. 16 following a brief illness. She was 49.
Columbia TriStar TV and Craig Anderson Prods. have acquired rights to Linda Katherine Cutting's HarperCollins memoir "Memory Slips," which is being adapted as a telefilm for CBS.
George Draper Lewis, a prolific radio and TV writer, died Jan. 4 of natural causes in Palm Desert. He was 89.
Japanese videogame maker Nintendo Co. and high tech ceramics maker Kyocera Corp. said Tuesday they have applied for a government license to start a satellite broadcasting channel.
HBO will roll out its first Comic Relief benefit comedy show in some 2-1/2 years on June 14 with Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg and Robin Williams set to return as hosts for the eighth fundraiser.
A Spice Girls concert taped late last year in Istanbul, Turkey -- and presented this month as a Showtime Event Television (SET) pay-per-view special -- has attracted more total buys than any PPV…
President Clinton's request for the FCC to enact free airtime regulations, made during his State of the Union address Tuesday night, hadn't even made its way over to the agency's headquarters before…
An estimated 75 million viewers tuned in to see embattled President Clinton deliver his State of the Union Address Tuesday night, up a powerful 36% from last year's estimated audience, but that…
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