The fact that Barry Diller's company is called USA Networks didn't stop him last week from recruiting a top British TV exec, Michael Jackson, to take charge of the company's entertainment assets.
Latino telenovelas are again lathering up ratings in Spain and proving a mini-boom for emerging Spanish production powerhouse, the Europroducciones Group, co-owned by Mexico's Televisa and Spain's…
Indonesia's first local version of a Western TV soap, produced by Pearson Television Asia, launched July 23 on the RCTI web. Adapted from Australia's long-running serial "Sons and Daughters,"…
Argentina's debt-ridden No. 2 cable system Multicanal may end up in the arms of rival Cablevision. If the two merge, the resulting firm would cover 60% of the country's 5 million cable homes.
After weeks of criticism for alleged inaccuracies, ratings agency Ibope Argentina has won a vote of confidence from an auditor repping ad agencies, advertisers, broadcasters, cable operators and…
Fatboy Slim's musicvideo for "Weapon of Choice" drew nine noms for the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards, topping the tally of all other artists, as MTV announced the nominees July 23.
It sounds so enticing: Sprawled on the living-room couch, you can call up "The Mummy Returns" on TV at the push of a button on the remote and, in real time, pause the movie or rewind it as though it…
By snagging Fox Family Worldwide, the Mouse House has effectively edged out one of its international kidvid competitors while laying the groundwork to compete more aggressively with integrated…
Three years after he left Hollywood to head up Pax, Jeff Sagansky has found a new calling: NBC program scout.
While Pax TV's family-focused rivals fire up new crusades, the God-fearing seventh broadcast network finds itself stuck in programming purgatory.
Pay TV is continuing to cut into the time British viewers spend watching terrestrial television.