Peter Salmon has been appointed controller of BBC1, the pubcaster's main TV channel. Salmon currently is director of programs for the ITV station Granada TV, but he previously worked for 12 years at…
While Aussie TV producer-distribs Beyond and Southern Star have earmarked Europe for major expansion, rival film and TV producer-distribbery the Becker Group has cemented its status as the most…
The satellite industry on Friday decried a plan submitted to the U.S. Copyright Office that calls for a dramatic increase in fees satellite companies must pay to retransmit broadcast TV programs.
Atlantis Communications Inc. unveiled TV movie pacts with CBS and UPN Tuesday along with news of the appointment of a president and of higher second-quarter profit.
Digital TV will be in German cable systems starting in October, executives of DF1, Germany's first digital pay TV web, told reporters at the Intl. Consumer Electronics and Media Fair (IFA) on Monday.
Speculation about Oprah Winfrey's plans for continuing her popular talkshow, which arises every two years with accompanying temporary damage to the stock price of the show's distributor, King World…
To no one's surprise, the media this week realized the public is as eager for news of Diana, Princess of Wales, in death as in life.
Thomas Kirch, son of media mogul Leo Kirch, has been granted the frequency of bankrupt regional channel PulsTV, Berlin media authorities announced Saturday.
Hugh Downs and Barbara Walters will co-anchor the second weekly installment of ABC's "20/20" newsmagazine, due on Thursdays beginning Sept. 11.
Leading French television network TF1 has revamped its international sales arm, TF1 Intl., in response to the recent departure of TF1 Intl. president Francis Morel and this week's acquisition of the…