In a score for broadcaster Lowell "Bud" Paxson, the FCC on Tuesday ordered DirecTV to comply with a new regulation and begin carrying both the national and local feeds of the Pax TV net.
Kids WB has ordered 13 episodes of "All New Scooby-Doo! The Animated Series" (working title) from Warner Bros. Animation. After airing on Kids' WB in the fall, the series will air on Kids' WB…
Freshman syndie talker "Iyanla," starring Iyanla Vanzant, has been canceled. Production on the show, exec produced by Barbara Walters and Bill Geddie, will wrap at the end of this week.
Substantial price reductions for DVD players have ignited a sales phenomenon in Japan, indicating that the technology has gone mainstream and may surpass videocassettes as the choice way to watch…
Forget commercials -- advertisers and agencies eager to reach Asian auds are funding and producing their own programming.
Argentina's TV and film companies, like other industries, are struggling to count the costs of the political and economic collapse that has sent the country reeling over the past few weeks.
The Mouse House's move last week to sack longtime programmer Stu Bloomberg and promote telepic and miniseries maven Susan Lyne as head of entertainment seemingly heralds a new direction at the…
NBC is enjoying its most dominant season in years, but it seems the Peacock plumage isn't quite as bright these days.
Stars of the Peacock past, present and future joined in celebrating NBC's 75th anniversary Jan. 9 at the Garden of Eden.
The exec has made ambitious plans for his satcaster, crowned by a $30 billion merger attempt with larger rival Hughes Electronics. The combination is necessary, he says, to compete with a rapidly…
The new year is only a few weeks old, but it may not be too soon to anoint the best press release of 2002.