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…
WUAB Cleveland in January plans to drop the WB Network as its secondary affiliate in favor of an exclusive affiliation with UPN.
Television and film production company Avnet/Kerner has hired Sue Reiner as vice president of TV series development.
All American Communications Inc. enjoyed a big first quarter of the year, posting a 41% revenue increase over a year ago to $67.6 million. Its 1996 count for the same period was $48.1 million.
Britain's new terrestrial, Channel 5, plans to counter a writ issued by Columbia Pictures to stop C5 from broadcasting the studio's films on satellite with a writ of its own next week.
Powered by primetime spillover from the three-night ratings windfall of the mob miniseries "The Last Don" and a much-talked-about two-part investigation into corruption in the DMV, perpetual…