Japanese judo, soccer and baseball have led to ratings power for the 2000 Sydney Olympics in the world's second-largest TV market.
Commercial web RTL has boarded the Hallmark Entertainment fantasy series "Dinotopia" as co-production partner.
NBC just debuted a new addition to its executive lineup: Tim Dempsey has been named vice president of program scheduling at the Peacock. Dempsey reports to Ted Frank, who was recently upped to senior…
German cable wars took a new turn Wednesday with the Deutsche Landesmedienanstalten, Germany's highest media authority, issuing a warning to cabler Primacom over plans to introduce fees to digital…
HBO Asia has upped senior vice president of sales and marketing James Marturano to exec VP of HBO Asia and managing director of HBO South Asia.
German kidvidder BKN Intl. has acquired for $13 million the exploitation rights to the library of New York-based Good Times Entertainment.
One of the biggest surprises amid the most recent batch of national household syndie ratings is the boost that the season preem of "Live With Regis" earned week-to-week and year-to-year. Skein, which…
MTV may have hung up on "Loveline," but the show goes on for the show's Dr. Drew Pinsky. Pilot for the untitled talk-reality project, in development at Twentieth Television with Pinsky and former MTV…
Leading Brazilian pay TV programmer Globosat will rebrand its five film channels in October. Telecine 1, which features new releases and is the highest rated pay TV net in Brazil along with…
massive surge in merchandising sales offset a near 11% drop in programming sales for the British TV industry internationally in 1999, boosting total exports almost 6% to £380 million ($532 million)…