NCTAMicrosoft has reached a deal with Tele-Communications Inc. to provide the software for the cable operators' first 5 million advanced digital set-top boxes.
NBC has launched a Web site for "Saturday Night Live," and in a related move, the show will become the first NBC program to be offered on Microsoft's WebTV for Windows initiative.
NCTAIf TV stations and cable systems can reach voluntary carriage agreements for broadcasters' digital signals, it would go a long way toward heading off mandatory must-carry regulations, FCC…
Cablevision's ad sales unit has launched itself into cyberspace by forming the first interactive advertising and marketing unit to be owned and operated by a cable company.
At a time when content producers are grappling with how to tackle the Web, Scott Zakarin, Troy Bolotnick and Rich Tackenberg, a trio who enjoyed early success through the Internet, are going…
More than 30,000 cablers are descending on Ted Turner's hometown, eager to celebrate some impressive gains over the last year.
Japanese electronics companies will step up overseas marketing campaigns for digital videodisc (DVD) players in order to find new markets for the pricey machines, which have not been selling well at…
Family-oriented Pax Net and the WB TV Network have signed separate network carriage agreements with John Malone's TCI, the giant cable operator.
Show business in general -- and the music business in particular -- scored a major victory Thursday in efforts to protect copyrights on the Internet, via the approval of a new bill that would…
Paramount Home Video has announced its entrance into the DVD market and expects to begin releasing DVD titles later this year.
The consumer electronics industry is claiming the entertainment biz is trying to outlaw VCRs and home computers. The entertainment industry says the electronics companies care more about protecting…