Sweden's MTV Produktion acquisition of the Bonnier-owned Mastiff Media gives MTV a fresh edge in what is expected to be a key battle among format production and distribution players in the Nordic…
The Cable & Satellite Broadcasting Assn. of Asia (CASBAA) settled civil actions in Hong Kong against two defendants for allegedly importing and trading in unlicensed satellite TV signal decoding…
Blighty's once-mighty terrestrial channels BBC1 and ITV1 have been humbled in the ratings by satellite and cable channels for the first time.
Haim Saban may need a bigger shopping cart. The TV maven, who swooped in to bag the ProSiebenSat1 broadcast group from rival bidder Heinrich Bauer at the Kirch Media asset sale, may be poised to…
Three top execs have ankled 2-year old broadcaster SPH MediaWorks in protest at the sudden axing of CEO Lee Cheok Yew last month.
As the bastard child of absentee parents, Comedy Central did a lot with a little. Having two rivals as 50/50 owners gave the cable net the opportunity to operate on its own, with little interference…
CanWest New Zealand is relaunching entertainment channel TV4 as a terrestrial commercial music channel in October.
Tom Freston loves all his kids, but the MTV Networks topper confesses to having some favorites -- as well as a few problem children.
Pamela McClintock: D.C. Spin
Erasers will get a workout over the next couple of weeks as network execs make the finishing touches on their fall skeds.
Television viewership rose in Hong Kong and Singapore over recent weeks, both because of the war on Iraq and because fears about contracting Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) kept people away…