Time Warner Cable, engulfed by a wave of negative publicity this month when it pulled ABC-TV stations off a number of its cable systems, paid a steep price for that fiasco in its May 25 settlement…
A clutch of techno-thrillers and touchy-feely shows are wowing some 1,000 foreign TV buyers during the ongoing L.A. Screenings sales bazaar -- but don't expect deals yet. Midway through the L.A…
Viacom's Showtime network has agreed to share with CBS four heavyweight fights as part of a rare arrangement, set in motion by the merger of Viacom and CBS. The fights will take place live on four…
The Poke-frogs at Kids' WB ended the season atop the Saturday morning broadcast heap with kids 2 to 11--although Fox Kids scored a May sweeps win inside the demo.
In a secret session, the Chilean Senate approved a new board for Television Nacional (TVN), signaling a new era for the state-run broadcaster. The outgoing board of directors was burdened with the…
Los Angeles Fox station KTTV nabbed 20 local Emmy nominations -- the most of any L.A.-area station -- when the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced noms for L.A. Thursday.
Named last week as the successor to Pio Cabanillas as CEO of Spanish pubcaster RTVE, Javier Gonzalez Ferrari has tapped TV exec Alvaro de la Riva as director of the pubcaster's two free-to-air TV…
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.
Furthering Kerry Packer's interests in India, the Oz mogul's Nine Network Australia has won a public tender to operate a two-hour prime slot on DD Metro, a channel run by Indian state broadcaster…
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.
DirecTV has signed carriage deals with 11 station groups for TV stations in 35 big-city markets throughout the U.S. These deals come three days after DirecTV landed the CBS-owned TV stations as part…