French pay television giant Canal Plus revealed details of its deal to sell a 37.5% interest in German pay TV channel Premiere to the Kirch Group, while also acquiring Kirch's 45% share in Italian…
Canada's broadcast regulator has granted licenses for video-on-demand programming services to all five of the companies that asked for one at public hearings last March.
Former "Seinfeld" scribe Carol Leifer has prevailed in a lawsuit that accused her of lifting an idea from a short film for the subplot of an episode of the hit NBC sitcom.
Rick Ludwin, NBC senior VP of specials, primetime series and latenight, has inked a multiyear renewal of his contract with the Peacock web.
Germany's largest regional public channel, WDR, regional channel NDR, Bavaria Film and Studio Hamburg have formed a new joint venture called German United Distributors Programmvertrieb GmbH, with the…
Good news from Memphis for "Access Hollywood": The first-year syndie entertainment magazine strip from NBC and Twentieth TV is getting a timeslot upgrade on ABC affil WPTY.
Both houses of Congress will be holding what could become sensational hearings this summer into alleged campaign finance violations by the Democratic and Republican parties, so PBS has created…
Channel 4's highly regarded senior commissioning editor for comedy and entertainment, Seamus Cassidy, has left the terrestrial TV net just days after the arrival July 1 of its new chief exec, Michael…
Showtime is fighting mad after five cable networks aired the controversial Mike Tyson-Evander Holyfield boxing match in its entirety despite the pay TV company's exclusive rights to the June 28 bout.
TNT has set a 10:30 p.m. Aug. 7 launch date for "Rough Cut," a weekly half-hour magazine series devoted to insider news and discussion about the film industry.