MGM Domestic TV Distribution is close to inking a deal with actor Meshach Taylor to host a Las Vegas-based daytime talk-variety show for fall 1998 or sooner. The show is the latest in a series of…
French pay television Canal Plus has filed suit in the French courts against Arnon Milchan's Swiss-based holding company Monarchy Enterprises.
Cable's Game Show Network, which has been a colossal bust since launching in early '95, has struck a deal with cable giant Tele-Communications Inc. for carriage beginning in early summer.
BOGOTA — When Colombia’s Producciones Jes filmed its May 8 episode of its new soap “Perfume de Agonia” (Scent of Agony), they knew it would raise some eyebrows. The climax of the episode comes when…
Burbank's Plus 8 Video and Santa Monica's Gold Coast Communications have formed Gold Coast Plus, a facility for TV, motion picture and commercial production.
Fox Kids Network, the Sci-Fi Channel, Nickelodeon and dozens of cablenets are estimated to have spent some $40 million since May 5 in what is easily one of Denmark's biggest media extravaganzas in…
Television and film production company Avnet/Kerner has hired Sue Reiner as vice president of TV series development.
WUAB Cleveland in January plans to drop the WB Network as its secondary affiliate in favor of an exclusive affiliation with UPN.
U.K. cable music channel the Box is upping the stakes in its ratings battle with MTV, undertaking a three-staged entry into satellite television.
Yoni Cohen is said to have resigned as Polygram Filmed Entertainment's vice president of television and broadcasting after less than a year in the job.
EchoStar Communications Corp. chairman Charlie Ergen escalated his attack against his one-time sat-TV partner, News Corp., claiming Tuesday that the media giant backed out of its deal with EchoStar…