Discovery will not place its channels on Blighty's free-to-air digital platform Freeview which launches later this month, a senior exec said at Mipcom Tuesday.
Italy's Rai Trade has inked a multiyear pact with Japan's TDK to distribute opera house La Scala's titles on DVD.
Australian indie producer Crackerjack has signed with U.K. format producer 12 Yard Prods., a division of Hat Trick Prods., to produce new 12 Yard formats sold in Australia.
The European Union Commission will create a one-stop shop licensing system for TV and radio broadcasts of music on the Internet, as well as by traditional terrestrial or cable means.
CBS, behind another powerful perf from "Everybody Loves Raymond," captured Monday night in both adults 18-49 (tied with ABC) and total viewers, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.
Jamiroquai, Puff Daddy and the Wallflowers have been added to the list of performers for the 1997 MTV Movie Awards, which will be broadcast live on Sept. 4 from Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
NBC's got Cher, babe. The Peacock has sealed a deal with the former Mrs. Bono to tape a two-hour concert special featuring the now-blonde diva for air sometime midseason.
They may have left their wallets at home, but some 10,000 delegates poured into the Palais on Monday at the opening bell of the 18th annual Mipcom TV trade show.
In an 11th-hour bid to buy extra time to salvage its imperiled merger with DirecTV, EchoStar has asked the Federal Communications Commission for a public hearing of its direct satcast service merger…
Comedy Central has brought smiles to the faces of Columbia, Warner Bros., Disney and Paramount by purchasing reruns of TV series that were gathering cobwebs on the studios' shelves.
Christian Petzold took director kudos for his TV movie "Toter Mann" at the Deutscher Fernsehprei, Germany's equivalent of the Emmys, on Saturday in Cologne.