HOT Italia-Retemia, which plans to launch an Italian version of the successful live TV shopping service HOT operating in Germany, will not be allotted the new broadcasting license necessary to air…
In the face of widespread opposition, senior management of Canuck pubcaster the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (CBC) has backed down from a plan to cut all of its local supper-hour newscasts and instead…
Star TV's commitment to a joint venture with Cable & Wireless HKT appears to be wavering. In a statement issued Monday, Star referred to the previously undisclosed fact that the agreement with the…
Broadcast TV marketing confab Promax/BDA has set "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" exec producer Michael Davies as its keynote speaker for this year's annual edition to be held in New Orleans in June.
Former NBC scheduling czar Preston Beckman, who ankled the Peacock in March, is joining Fox Broadcasting Co. as executive vice president for strategic program planning (Daily Variety, May 25).
Televisa has denied insulting Muslims after one of its telenovelas was abruptly dropped midseries in Indonesia.
VH1 exec veep of programming Jeff Gaspin said the concept behind "It's Only Rock & Roll" is as fundamental as a Ramones riff: "We looked at 'That's Entertainment' and said, 'That was for musicals…
When it comes to the L.A. Screenings, you can count on the Canadians. The Canucks, the only buyers who do all of their U.S. program shopping at the market, sealed a flurry of deals worth upwards of…
NBC's "Saturday Night Live" has wrapped its 25th anniversary season in style, delivering its largest May sweep auds since 1994 and highest marks in any sweep since February 1998.
While KNBC maintained its five-year hold on the 11 p.m. newscast, KABC clinched the 4, 5 and 6 p.m. head-to-head newscast trophies for the third consecutive sweep, as the May book concluded Wednesday.