Steven Gaydos: Eurotrack
The ad-supported cable networks, which almost always lose viewers during the broadcast-sweep periods, actually climbed up in the ratings this November by 5%.
Germany's deep-pocketed pubcasters ARD and ZDF are facing growing accusations of frivolous spending as they hammer out a new rights deal with the national soccer association DFB for international…
News Corp. and ESPN's 50-50 joint venture ESPN/STAR Sports (ESS), has a lot to shout about as it approaches its sixth birthday.
The very idea of sweeps can elicit a violent cringe from battle-weary TV execs and long-suffering program producers. Soundly criticized throughout the industry, sweeps are generally considered a…
Argentine reality shows are targeting toddlers and teens as broadcasters woo viewers and advertising spend away from cable networks. Ratings leader Telefe is airing "La Banda de cantanino" (The Band…
Spain's Council of Ministers gave a definitive thumbs-up Friday to the merger of the country's two biggest pay TV operators, Sogecable and the Telefonica-controlled Via Digital. But the government…
Veteran Italian directors Paolo and Vittorio Taviani will start shooting early next year on two-part historical miniseries "Luisa Sanfelice," with French supermodel-actress Laetitia Casta in advanced…
The future of Teutonic pay TV platform Premiere appears secured with backing from a German investment group in talks to take over the financially troubled Kirch-owned broadcaster.
David Puttnam raised concern Thursday that an under-funded media regulator could leave the U.K. industry at the mercy of overseas companies.
Pubcaster Czech Television announced Wednesday that it had fired general director Jiri Balvin, barely a week after agreeing to keep him at a special meeting held Nov. 18