Hallmark Entertainment and Jim Henson Co. confirmed Monday they have finalized their agreement to invest in the Odyssey Channel and named Margaret Loesch as the cable web's president and CEO (Daily…
ABC has reversed its decision to pick up additional episodes of the Witt-Thomas-Harris sitcom "The Secret Lives of Men."
Fox continues to hound NBC for the November sweeps 18-49 lead, minimizing NBC's usual Thursday boost with another powerful "shockumentary" special. This time it was "When Good Pets Go Bad," which…
Hallmark Entertainment and Jim Henson Co. have closed their deal to invest $100 million in Liberty Media's Odyssey Channel (Daily Variety, June 29), said sources close to the cabler.
Polygram TV is pitching a syndie strip for fall 1999 that sounds like a cross between "Love Connection" and "Candid Camera" mixed with elements of "Pop-Up Video."
Former MTV and A&E exec Andy Orgel has signed on as prexy and chief operating officer of the fledgling Wisdom Television, a new-age-themed channel that will soon seek cable carriage.
Satcaster Sky has consolidated its lead in a heated race against Hughes-led Galaxy to sign upper-income subscribers in Latin America. As of Sept. 30, the digital service backed by News Corp.…
The Caucus for Producers, Writers and Directors has announced nominations for its 16th annual awards show, to be held Jan 17.
In a deal that offers insight into the future plans of both companies, NBC has tapped Carsey-Werner to handle the off-network sales of its spooky Saturday night drama "Profiler."
With talks about a merger between CNN and CBS News cooling off, Eye topper Mel Karmazin said the web is now exploring ways to make the resources of its news division available to other outlets.
Producer Ed Pressman is close to wrapping up a deal that would give Barry Diller's USA Network the world premiere of the Jean-Claude Van Damme starrer "Legionnaire." Harvesting such a premiere would…