The German television market is overdue for a major shake-out, and global media magnate Rupert Murdoch is trying to position himself as the man to lead the charge.
Fox Kids Network has retained Pittard Sullivan as its worldwide creative agency. The announcement was made jointly by Elie Dekel, exec VP, marketing and advertising, Fox Family Worldwide; Maureen…
Granada Entertainment and Carsey-Werner are close to settling their rights dispute over the upcoming ABC sitcom "Earth Scum," and actress Katey Sagal ("Married ... With Children") is expected to…
The Chicago Bulls' Wednesday victory over the Utah Jazz in game four of this year's NBA Finals has scored a 19.1 rating, 33 share, second-highest game-four rating ever and tied for the seventh-best…
New Line Television has inked a deal with cabler Speedvision to develop a weekly syndie series about auto racing and other motor sports for fall 1999.
In a restructuring of affiliate relations, the WB television network has upped Hal Protter to senior VP, head of affiliate relations, and named Jenny Sanders manager of affiliate relations.
When Rupert Murdoch speaks on the topic of "Investments in the Information Society" Sunday at the Media Forum NRW confab in Cologne, industryites will be on the edge of their seats: Will he or won't…
From E!, the people who have groomed Howard Stern for his date with mainstream destiny on CBS, comes this two hour rehash of the 4 year old murders that rocked the world and landed Robert Shapiro on…
Maurizio Carlotti, the managing director and general manager of Spanish netlet Tele 5, looks likely to become managing director of Silvio Berlusconi's giant TV group Mediaset.
WNBC has claimed bragging rights in its ongoing battle for local-news dominance with WABC by announcing Thursday that it has lured away WABC's political correspondent Jay DeDapper.
CBS has expressed interest in ordering six episodes of the Melanie Griffith sitcom "Me & Henry" and the John Larroquette comedy "Payne" for midseason, but it's unclear whether the producers and stars…