The ITV network has disclosed it plans to produce and commission 30% original programming for ITV2, the terrestrial web's upcoming digital terrestrial channel.
Thomas F. O'Neil, a longtime radio and TV executive who helped create the popular "Million Dollar Movie," died March 14 of heart failure at his home in Greenwich, Conn. He was 82.
The Jim Henson Co. and Hallmark Entertainment will launch the Kermit Channel, a 24-hour family-entertainment network aimed at subscribers in Asia and Latin America.
Lifetime Television has engineered its biggest original-programming commitment ever, ordering two sitcoms and one drama hour for the network's 1998-99 primetime schedule. Lifetime said it will spend…
Growing "Seinfeld" momentum has kept NBC the master of the primetime domain in May 4-10 Nielsen results.
Syndie kidvid distrib Bohbot is jumping on TV's conspiracy-theory bandwagon, with plans to produce a new animated series titled "Roswell Conspiracies -- Aliens, Myths & Legends."
Barry Diller is still some months away from putting his programming stamp on the USA Network and its sibling Sci-Fi Channel, based on the movies and series announced during the upfront presentation…
The WB netlet this summer is launching TV's first primetime animated drama, DreamWorks TV Animation's "Invasion America," which is executive produced by Steven Spielberg.
Borrowing liberally from his own "Jaws" and "The Beast," "Creature From the Black Lagoon" and even "Day of the Dolphin," "Peter Benchley's Creature" pollutes the beautiful Caribbean in which it was…
Arnon Milchan's Regency Enterprises has acquired the worldwide TV rights to the Corel WTA Tour women's pro tennis org, beginning in January.
Tom Bergeron has been signed as host of King World Prods.' revival of "Hollywood Squares."