Chrysalis TV, the program production arm of British music company Chrysalis, has appointed London-based RPTA/Primetime as the international distributor for its entertainment and factual programming.
Orion Pictures will receive a $ 500,000 cash infusion for the sale of worldwide TV licensing rights for a "RoboCop" series to Canada's Skyvision Entertainment.
The European Court in Luxembourg must decide how to regulate the cross-border transmission of porn TV, an appeals court in London has ruled.
Vicki Lawrence, who has declared herself at war with the producer of her syndicated talkshow (Daily Variety, April 27), said Wednesday that her physician has ordered her to rest and avoid stress.
After six consecutive weeks of declines, most syndie shows appear to have leveled off in the Nielsen national barter rankings.
NBC has signed a new four-year, $ 750-million deal with the National Basketball Assn. that includes an unprecedented profit-sharing arrangement.
Mary Matalin, the George Bush campaign official who sniped at the "bimbo eruptions" of Bill Clinton's election effort last year, will become the co-host of a talkshow next month.
ABC Sports president Dennis Swanson, further paring back his responsibilities , will give up supervision of ABC daytime programming, according to sources.
The Fox Children's Network has ordered an animated series based on the Marvel Comics hero Spider-Man to join its Monday-through-Friday lineup beginning fall 1994 with 65 episodes.
Paramount has announced second-season renewals of the syndicated hours "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" and "The Untouchables" as well as a seventh year of "Star Trek: The Next Generation."