European channel launcher Scandinavian Broadcasting System (SBS), throwing more weight behind its Benelux flank, has greenlighted the launch of Net 5, its second Dutch channel, for a March 1 startup.
Twentieth Century Fox TV has inked a multimillion dollar overall deal with 25-year-old Seth MacFarlane, creator of Fox's highly anticipated midseason animated comedy "Family Guy."
After months of speculation and second-guessing, "60 Minutes II" finally has a timeslot and an official launch date on CBS: Wednesdays at 9 p.m., starting Jan. 13.
FROM THE WESTERN CABLE SHOW Integrating television and the Internet without government interference continued to be a hot topic Thursday at the Western Cable Show in Anaheim.
FROM THE WESTERN CABLE SHOWBravo's interview series "Inside the Actors Studio" has signed up a list of A-level film talent, including Steven Spielberg and Robert De Niro, for its upcoming shows.
"Armageddon" screenwriter and executive producer Jonathan Hensleigh is the latest prominent filmmaker to try his hand at TV.
FROM THE WESTERN CABLE SHOWIt may be tougher than ever for fledgling cable webs to clear channel space, but a handful of cable nets managed to secure additional distribution at the Western Cable Show…
FROM THE WESTERN CABLE SHOWThe Sci-Fi Channel has picked up the Francis Ford Coppola-produced original skein "First Wave" for a March premiere.
FROM THE WESTERN CABLE SHOWActor James Garner has formed a production company to create television documentaries, the first of which will be "Private Eye: Knight in Tarnished Armor."
"South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone have applied to become co-presidents of Comedy Central to replace the cabler's current prexy, Doug Herzog, who will become Fox's president of…
Univision flagship KMEX Los Angeles will add a 6-7 a.m. newscast to its weekday lineup beginning Jan. 4. The move by the Spanish-lingo station underscores the increasing appetite in the L.A. market…