The Austrian parliament voted yesterday to establish Austria Komm, a national communications regulatory body covering TV and radio broadcast media and distribution licenses.
"Live With Regis & Kelly" proved to be the only vet syndie talker to improve over 2000 for the week of its debut, the third ratings week included in the February sweep. Yakker turned in a 4.3…
ITV2 has ramped up its programming content in deals with Columbia TriStar, Universal, Carsey-Werner-Mandabach and Comedy Central.
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CNBC and TF1, France's leading private web, are in "very advanced talks" for CNBC to take a 40% stake in TF1's planned round-the-clock French financial news channel, chairman and CEO Patrick Le Lay…
German entertainment group In-Motion has acquired world-wide rights to two CBS series, "18 Wheels of Justice" and "Pensacola," for $8 million.
A fed-up Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Thursday derided broadcasters for continuing to sit on $70 billion of free digital spectrum, and predicted they soon will use their silver-lined lobbying clout…
HBO, which recently set up a rare concert event with Bruce Springsteen for this spring, has pacted with Britney Spears to do a live concert special in November.
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ABC's "The Mole" and Fox's "Temptation Island" delivered big numbers with their season finales on the final night of sweeps Wednesday, with the two rating as their respective nets' top series among…
After weeks of speculation and negotiations, NBC has finally sealed a deal to bring former "Seinfeld" star Julia Louis-Dreyfus back to television.
San Franciscans who pick up their TV signals by satellite through Echostar's Dish network woke up March 1 to find that the NBC affiliate KRON had vanished into thin air.