Showtime has announced the production of original pic "Our America" to star Mykelti Williamson, Vanessa Williams, Irma P. Hall and Josh Charles. Film will bow in February to coincide with Black…
Time Warner Cable of New York City will keep CNBC on channel 15 and Bravo on channel 64 -- a complete about-face from TW's Aug. 1 announcement that the two networks would swap dial positions.
Congress has no reason to be concerned that cable is some sort of cartel, evidenced by the increasing competition posed by direct broadcast satellite (DBS) operators, the National Cable…
New Zealand pubcaster TVNZ has been dealt a blow to its digital television plans: It's been dumped by telco partner TelstraSaturn.
MTV Latin America has inked its first PPV deal in the region for two "Unplugged" specials. Satcaster Sky Mexico has bought the rights to MTV's specials with Chilean pop/rock band La Ley and with…
Canada's broadcast regulator has renewed the licenses of two private networks in a decision that promises to shape the future of cross-ownership regulation in this country.
Buena Vista Intl. TV has struck a multi-year deal to supply live-action movies and series to Russian state broadcaster ORT.
U.K. pay-per-view outfit Digital Broadcasting Company has shut down its operations. The move was prompted by a lack of funding, this despite the fact that DBC's backers included News Corp, Pearson…
Motion Picture Assn. chairman and CEO Jack Valenti is set to weigh in on a controversy over new regulatory proposals in Brazil that could include new taxes on foreign films and programming.
Believe the "Hype": Frank Caliendo has joined the cast of Fox's "Mad TV."
A jury on Wednesday found against a Houston couple who claimed a reality TV show invaded their privacy by recording a police call notifying them of their son's apparent overdose death.