Former USA Networks programming chief Rod Perth has been named president of Jim Henson Television Group Worldwide, the Muppet company said Thursday.
The USA Network, underlining its position as the most aggressive producer of programming among general entertainment cablers, will add a third night of original shows to its sked, ramp up its…
The latest addition to the end-of-the-millennium, multipart retro-specs popping up all over the dial certainly lives up to its promise to "celebrate the century," serving up a fast-paced mix of…
BBC news chief Tony Hall has been forced into hiding under police guard after receiving death threats.
Hamdon Entertainment, an L.A.-based distributor of TV movies, has inked an exclusive multi-year deal with Gaslight Pictures, a company with a clutch of projects in the works for the networks and…
MGM Networks Latin America has dropped inhouse production from its Casa Club TV net and is moving toward co-prods and commissioned fare.
Castle Rock Entertainment has licensed American format rights to the long-running British comedy "Only Fools and Horses."
Deflation leads to inflation: "Hard Copy" saw its numbers soar in the week of April 12, according to Nielsen's latest syndie ratings report, thanks to its telecast of what was billed as the first…
Fox execs huddled Wednesday with angry affils in Gotham to discuss the network's sudden plan to take back a chunk of ad inventory.
"Sports Night" is making ABC's early renewal of the ratings-challenged rookie look like a smart move, scoring a surprise slot win April 27, albeit against punchless competition.
Women's cable web Lifetime announced two new original primetime series Wednesday: "How Could It Happen" (working title) hosted by Melissa Etheridge, and "The Ruby Wax Show," starring British talkshow…