CTV Television Network, Canada's only privately owned national television network, has a controlling shareholder for the first time in its 35-year history.
The BBC has secured carriage for its new 24-hour news channel with the U.K.'s cable industry, a move that will give it access to 2.2 million homes in Britain and could severely impact rival Sky News.
Daytime talkshows headed south in the week ending Aug. 17, when most chatfests were in reruns, according to Nielsen's latest syndie ratings report.
This morning's 10 o'clock memorial service for Tartikoff is reserved for the exec's family, friends and colleagues. It's being held at Mt. Sinai Memorial Park, 5950 Forest Lawn Drive, L.A.
Helmer Bob Gosse, here for Saturday night's world premiere of his feature "Niagra, Niagra" at the Venice Film Festival, has unveiled his next project, "A Violent Act," a screen adaptation by Gosse of…
South African pay TV channel M-Net has snapped up Africa's television rights to the rugby union's greatest showpiece, the 1999 Rugby World Cup.
Channel 4's commercial arm 4 Ventures announced Tuesday that is shedding 45 jobs as part of CEO Mark Thompson's major overhaul of the financially challenged broadcaster, bringing the total number of…
Ever since the advent of cross-promotional partnerships in 1989, networks have tried to outdo each other in their bids for viewer attention. Whether they are promoting an individual show, an entire…
Five years after the TV industry came under withering public attack for trying to pass off "The Jetsons" reruns as educational television --- because it taught children "about living in the 21st…
The USC School of Cinema-Television has set the schedule for First Look, its semiannual showcase of student films. The event, scheduled for Oct. 6-9, will begin each evening at 7:30 p.m. at the…
As part of its strategic expansion abroad, Sony Pictures Entertainment has taken a 25% stake in Super TV, one of Taiwan's leading cable programmers.