A few firstrun programs set off ratings fireworks last week, including ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" and BET's "BET Awards Show," but it was slow going otherwise in primetime during what is…
Saturday's Live 8 concerts went out globally on more than 140 TV stations, making them available to around 85% of the world's population. But how well they did in the ratings depends on the choice of…
FX Latin America has added cablers Intercable and Net Uno in Venezuela and Telecentro and Red Intercable in Argentina to its subscriber base.
Senator Helio Costa, a former TV Globo reporter, will be Brazil's new minister of communications, regulating and overseeing the broadcast and telephony sectors. Costa, who will be sworn in Friday…
Imax will install two more Imax MPX giant screen theater systems for Indian exhibitor Sathyam Cinemas. Sathyam now has four Imax theaters skedded for its multiplexes.
London was awarded the 2012 Olympics on Wednesday, defeating European rival Paris in the final round of voting, to take the games back to the British capital for the first time since 1948.
The wrangling to find a prexy for pubcaster RAI continued Wednesday after Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's rivals warned they would not approve the man put forward for the job.
France's broadcasting authority on Wednesday named TV presenter and producer Patrick de Carolis to head pubcaster France Televisions, spurning the widely tipped favorite, outgoing topper Marc Tessier.
Warner Bros. has inked two deals with British broadcasters in the wake of the L.A. Screenings. ITV, Blighty's biggest terrestrial commercial broadcaster, has nabbed U.K. rights to the Hollywood…
Illegally accessing pay TV will become a criminal offense in Oz under new measures announced by Attorney General Phillip Ruddock. Laws protect the copyright of shows on feevee, but no such…
The RTL Group, Europe's biggest commercial broadcaster, is buying a 30% stake in Russian channel Ren-TV held by its founders, mother and son Irena and Dmitry Lesnevsky.