In a landmark deal that could provide crucial momentum to the nation's foundering digital TV transition, Sony and Warner Bros. recently announced a pact with the world's top electronics makers to…
The European Union's antitrust authorities have confirmed that they are investigating a complaint made against U.K. satellite group British Sky Broadcasting (Daily Variety, July 23).
Television ads for upcoming Universal comedy "American Pie 2" point to an intriguing wrinkle in newly tightened guidelines for the marketing of R-rated films.
In a summer in which few overall TV deals are being made, Studios USA is close to landing a big one. Production outlet is in final negotiations with scribe-producer Paul Attanasio ("Quiz Show,"…
Telemundo Cable launched "FuZion," a Latin entertainment and music news show, Monday on its Spanish-lingo feevee Gems.
"Dr. Phil," the upcoming talker featuring "Oprah" regular Dr. Phil McGraw, has earned its first TV station pacts for a fall 2002 start in broadcast syndication, with a Gotham deal in place on WCBS.
AT&T brass beat the drums for its broadband business Monday as part of a two-day campaign to prove to Wall Street that a $40 billion offer for the unit by rival Comcast just isn't up to snuff.
ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox booed affils on Monday and urged the Federal Communications Commission to dismiss a contentious complaint alleging bullying behavior.
Looking to compete more aggressively with integrated congloms like Viacom and AOL Time Warner, Disney confirmed Monday its $5.3 billion purchase of Fox Family Worldwide.
Net profits for media giant Prisa, the 21% managing shareholder of Spanish pay TV giant Sogecable, dropped 16.1% to 7.0 billion pesetas ($36.6 million) in the first half of the year. Revenues leaped…
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