NBC Universal has inked a new multiyear output deal with Canal Plus Group. The Gallic paybox gets first and second window for its French premium channel and thematic channels, as well as pay-per-view…
Taking video off the TV was big news Thursday as companies ranging from MTV and NBC Universal to TiVo and satcasters DirecTV and Dish made news on the opening day of the Consumer Electronics Show.
Joe Roth's Revolution Studios has engineered a deal with a pair of indie TV distributors that could harvest as much as $100 million in revenues from TV syndication, broadcast TV and basic cable.
Undergoing a ground-up renovation nearly equal to the overhaul that transformed "The Practice" into "Boston Legal," the fourth day in the life of "24" begins slowly but gathers momentum through the…
Telco SBC revealed plans for the first generation of its new home entertainment service that will include video programming, broadband content, TiVo-like recording and downloadable movies.
As the movie and music industries continue their legal assault on peer-to-peer networks, one TV show is embracing file sharing as a distribution outlet -- and as a plot point.
Plans are afoot to launch an animated TV skein in the U.S. based on Latino comicstrip "Condorito." Skein will tap a solid fan base that stretches back more than six decades since the strip appeared…
New York-area cabler Cablevision spread some holiday cheer on Wall Street Tuesday with plans to possibly disband or sell its money-losing Voom satellite service and to suspend a spinoff of Rainbow…
In its annual year-end wrap-up, the National Cable & Telecommunications Assn. stressed cable TV's gains in digital subscribers and the volume of high-speed Internet modems.
If the iPod and TiVo got together and had a kid, the result would be MyFi -- a portable music device that might just be satellite radio's killer app. Since radio first started streaming from the…
The Canadian film and TV industry is slipping into disaster mode as industryites scramble to battle a Canuck buck that's surged to a 12-year high and shows no signs of backing down.