Canada's cable lobby group is concerned at being asked to censor Arab news service Al-Jazeera, one of nine foreign-language specialty channels passed for carriage in the country.
Of late, few British TV toppers have been so conspicuously successful as Rupert Gavin, the larger-than-life CEO of BBC Worldwide.
Australia's leading pay movie service Showtime is gradually transforming itself into an Oz equivalent of HBO, snapping up high-profile U.S. miniseries and commissioning its first mini.
Journeying to Atlanta three weeks ago for an investors seminar hosted by Turner Broadcasting, a platoon of media analysts got bombarded with PowerPoint tributes to the high-octane performances of…
Producer Don Mischer is no stranger to large-scale TV events. He was the creative force behind the Opening Ceremonies for the 1999 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics, the 55th Emmy Awards, several…
Tuning In: Despite bowing to no one in my admiration for Ted Koppel, the newsman's newsman has fallen prey to thinking inside the box -- a narrow-mindedness that also has gripped network news…
Just when you thought all the spies had come in from the cold, a nest of former turncoats and double agents turns up at, of all places, Germany's pubcaster ARD.
It turns out pirates like TV, too. The television biz is starting to tune in to the first signs that it's not just movies and music being downloaded online.
Liberal activist MoveOn.org tried to take some of the oomph out of the news nets' puffery last week, filing a deceptive advertising complaint against Fox News Channel over use of the slogan "Fair and…
London Eye: Veteran Brit drama producer Tony Garnett is no longer a one-man band.
Think of it as a four-year vanity plate renewal. And a pricey one at that. Each of the U.S. news networks want to look its best when the Democratic National Convention opens this week in Boston, and…
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