Japanese electronics company Sony Corp. and telecom giant NTT were among 28 groups bidding for satcasting licenses, the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications said.
ABC News and Consumers Union have entered into an agreement to produce product-testing and evaluation segments for ABC News' "20/20" and "Good Morning America," the entities announced Monday.
Three regional Chinese TV networks -- Shanghai, Sichuan and Guang Dong -- have inked a licensing deal to broadcast the Warner Bros. animated series "Superman" and "Batman" under the "House of Toons"…
Last-minute snags have delayed a final agreement on a bill that would allow satcasters to offer local broadcast channels, but congressional staffers said they are optimistic that a deal will be…
The Peacock has emerged from last week's World Series with virtually no momentum, leaving NBC with a discouragingly slim victory margin for the Oct. 25-31 primetime Nielsens week.
The New York cable-sports scene could be headed for its biggest shakeup in years because George Steinbrenner, boss of the New York Yankees, has successfully raided Turner Sports to get the executive…
Greg Dyke, director general designate of the BBC, on Monday ordered a review of BBC Broadcast, the pubcaster's commissioning and scheduling arm.
NBC has pulled the plug on frosh drama "Cold Feet" after just four low-rated broadcasts.
Pearson Television has given a vote of confidence to the world's most popular show, "Baywatch."
Former "Friends" writer/exec producer Michael Curtis has found some new pals at Fox Broadcasting: The web has given the scribe a blind put pilot commitment for the 2000-01 season.
Ron Chaimowitz, co-founder of the maker of violent vidgames "Duke Nukem" and "Doom," has been tapped to serve as chairman and CEO of the Auction Channel, operated by online Netcaster Brilliant…