MGM, the last Hollywood major to do a digital deal in Spain, will today ink a multiyear agreement with Via Digital, one of two rival platforms vying for TV subscribers in that territory.
CBS Sports has signed a two-year agreement to broadcast the first and third games of the American Basketball League Championship Series beginning in 1999.
With soccer fever still gripping post-World Cup France, the country has launched its first cable and satellite sports news channel with a second to follow at the end of August.
The BBC took pains to assert its role as a public broadcaster Wednesday, releasing its results for 1997 in a slick presentation aimed at illustrating the corporation's accountability to British TV…
Marv Albert, who went through what he calls a "nightmare" of tabloid headlines last year over lurid sex allegations, has signed a three-year deal with the Madison Square Garden cable network to host…
The week of the Independence Day holiday was a week to forget for most of syndication, with the notable exception of the fledgling daytime strip "Forgive or Forget."
Though ABC entertainment execs fessed up to the web's pile of problems last season, they boldly declared Wednesday at the Television Critics Assn. press tour that ratings will grow this fall.
Thesp James McCaffrey has re-joined the cast of Paramount's auto-action series "Viper."
Making the move to television, Jan De Bont's Blue Tulip Prods. has banded with Jaffe/Braunstein Films to acquire film and TV rights to John Case's second biomedical thriller "The First Horseman."
CBS News chief Andrew Heyward said the upcoming second edition of "60 Minutes" will not be a cheap knockoff of the original.
Chicago-based newsman Jim Rosenfeld plans to ankle the Windy City's WLS to join WCBS as 6 p.m. anchor.