Those furry, friendly busybodies from Blighty, the Teletubbies, are all set to waddle south-of-the-border, courtesy of Discovery Kids Latin America and a slew of local broadcasters.
Radio stocks are back in favor on Wall Street after being battered during the sharp correction of the summer, but television station group stocks are still in the doghouse with investors.
House Commerce Committee chairman Tom Bliley (R-Va.) has put satcasting legislation high on his agenda for the coming legislative season.
New Line Cinema has upped Stacy Weiss to director marketing finance, reporting to Robert Kobus, senior VP of marketing finance and administration.
The CTV Television Network has picked up Canuck rights to three Nelvana-produced animated series, which will begin airing on the Canadian web in January.
Taking their international programming relationship to a new level, the Cisneros TV Group (CTG) and Playboy have formed a $100 million joint venture, Playboy TV Intl.
KNBC exec Michael Jack has been upped to prexy and G.M. of the NBC-owned station in Columbus, Ohio.
A Japanese Post and Telecommunications panel set up to consider TV programming said the nation does not need a V-chip system to screen out programming inappropriate for children.
The Broadcast Film Critics Assn. has chosen Steven Spielberg ("Saving Private Ryan") as best director, Ian McKellen ("Gods and Monsters" and "Apt Pupil") as best actor and Cate Blanchett…
Sony Corp. said Monday it will set up a new management team for Sony Europe on Jan. 1. The move will follow the retirement of Jack J. Schmuckli, Sony Europe chairman and CEO, at the end of December.
MCM Intl. of France has signed an agreement with the Hindujas conglom in India for rebranding and re-launching the Western music channel in the Indian subcontinent and southeast Asia.