Voracious Spanish telco Telefonica is in preliminary talks with Televisa about acquiring a minority stake in the Mexican conglom, local media in both countries have reported.
Paramount Stations Group has struck a deal to acquire another UPN affiliate. PSG said Friday it has an agreement with Centennial Communications to buy UHF outlet WGNT in the 40th-ranked TV market of…
Not since the MTV premiere of "Beavis & Butt-head" in the spring of 1993 has an animated series stirred as much comment as Comedy Central's "South Park," which features a group of foul-mouthed…
French television network TF1 has acquired one of the last sizable film catalogs still available by purchasing Les Films Ariane's 300-pic library.
Garry Shandling has been confirmed as a presenter for the 49th annual Primetime Emmy Awards being telecast Sept. 14 on CBS from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.
Cable & Wireless Communications, the U.K.'s largest cable operator, is believed to be in advanced negotiations with British Sky Broadcasting on a deal that would see the satcaster supply the cabler…
Kim Haswell has been upped to senior vice president of comedy series development at Columbia TriStar TV, reporting to Eric Tannenbaum, president of CTT.
With her death, worldwide interest in Princess Diana is only set to intensify. British broadcasters have already been inundated with requests from foreign channels to buy any available docu and news…
German webs are taking advantage of the media spotlight on the Intl. Consumer Electronics and Media Fair (IFA) in Berlin, which runs through Sunday, to announce their fall lineups and financial…
ABC Entertainment has signed talent-holding deals with actors Daniel Stern and Nancy Travis, sources say. Travis was the star of the CBS sitcom "Almost Perfect" and she has appeared in several…
The tenor of the coverage of Princess Diana's death was uncommonly emotional for network news, which speaks to the fact that the Princess of Wales exuded an aura of showbiz glamour unparalleled for…
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