Relations between the Television Par Satellite (TPS) digital consortium and paybox Canal Plus have taken another turn for the worse. TPS has lodged a complaint with a French court, claiming Canal…
Giving a push to the digital videodisc bandwagon, Universal Home Video has joined the DVD Video Group, the marketing association tubthumping for the freshly introduced homevideo medium.
It's still against the rules, but it's going to cost stations a few thousand dollars less to violate the FCC's ban on indecent and obscene broadcasts.
Jamie Kellner, CEO of The WB TV Network, and Garth Ancier, the weblet's entertainment president, on Monday questioned rival UPN's midseason strategy of launching a new sci-fi movie night on Thursdays.
Endemol Entertainment laid the groundwork for its entrance into Latin America with the acquisition of a 45% share in Zeppelin, a Madrid-based TV production company.
The tiny island of St. Helena in the middle of the South Atlantic Ocean is the setting for research that seems to debunk the perception that TV is bad for children.
Net revenues for Scandinavian Broadcasting System shot up by $13.4 million, and the group, which owns a string of TV and radio channels across Europe, posted a profit for the first time in three…
Primestar, which distributes packages of cable networks, movies and sports to satellite dish owners, will add Discovery Channel's Animal Planet next month, along with three pay multiplexes --- HBO…
CBS has bought broadcast rights to "Without a Doubt," former prosecutor Marcia Clark's book on the O.J. Simpson murder trial, which will air as a two-hour movie on the Eye web.
Fuji Television Network Inc. (Fuji TV) said Monday it has placed orders for mobile terrestrial and high-definition broadcasting centers with Sony Corp. for use during the 1998 Winter Olympics at…
Winning a fierce bidding war, Fox 2000 slapped down what sources said was a whopping $500,000 against $1 million (plus another $500,000 directing fee for pitchman Alan Shapiro) for a pitch for…