Munich media mogul Leo Kirch hopes to revive flagging interest in digital pay TV by offering lower-priced digital set-top boxes to German consumers.
As the charity season kicks into high gear Friday with the Carousel Ball, Hollywood's generosity is being tested by piranha-like election-year fundraising, a rising tide of charities and a hiccuping…
PBS' fledgling underwriting sales force lined up $7.7 million in program sponsorships during the third quarter, up from $4 million during the same frame last year, the pubcaster said Wednesday.
An innovative program to develop plays as well as new playwrights is under way Off Broadway at the Cherry Lane.
With competition looming for its lock on TV ratings research, Nielsen Media Research signed ABC and CBS to new four-year contracts, Nielsen said Wednesday.
As organizers prepare to open the 65th Mifed film market in Milan Nov. 1-6, the advance data suggests a slight downturn in attendance figures, with U.S. exhibs once again the dominant presence.
Fox profits were swept away along with the San Diego Padres Wednesday night, as the New York Yankees completed their World Series romp with a 3-0 victory.
London-based ITN is teaming up with three major PBS outlets --including Gotham's WNET -- to launch a nightly newscast targeted at American audiences.
Ending a summer of speculation in which every top-gun publishing player was rumored up for the job, Broadway editor-in-chief John Sterling has been appointed the new president and publisher of Henry…
Stevie Wonder will be honored as the MusiCares Person of the Year during the annual fundraising dinner gala held by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences.
Rupert Murdoch has decided to up Star TV's stake in the music channel venture Channel V to 60% from its current 50%.