Italian politics have dealt the Venice Intl. Film Festival a new blow, with the Senate voting against the appointment of former banker Davide Croff to head the Venice Biennale, the fest's parent…
Scandinavian media group Modern Times Group (MTG) has been awarded licenses for its channels TV3, ZTV and TV8 on the Swedish government's digital terrestrial network.
Paybox SuperSport is counting on sports-mad South Africans to develop new revenue streams with a broadband service aimed at expatriates in the U.S.
New Zealand's changing demographics will be represented in the country's first Asian film festival, which kicks off Feb. 20. at Auckland's SkyCity theater.
Mexico's Congress asked the government Wednesday to put the cable-only Congress Channel, the local equivalent of C-SPAN, on terrestrial television.
Endemol and GSMBox Italy are launching EndemolGsmbox, a 50/50 joint venture to develop interactive applications for mobile telephony.
Audiences eager to see helmer Alfonso Arau's upcoming Emiliano Zapata biopic will have to wait a bit longer. "Zapata: El Sueno del Heroe" (Zapata: the Hero's Dream) has been moved back from February…
With kids headed back to school after winter break, syndie viewership for the week ended Jan. 18 slipped by a million households from the previous week.
With a U.S. federal judge clearing the way, Mexican telenovela leading man Mauricio Islas is coming to Miami to work for NBC-owned U.S. Spanish-lingo net Telemundo.
Larry Thorpe, a longtime Sony exec who headed up the electronics giant's move into high-definition camera technology, is joining Canon's broadcast lens division.
Bob Reid has ankled his position as executive vice president-general manager of Discovery Health Channel. Reed led the net, which launched in 1998, for more than two years. He exits in mid-February.