Only a few days after Robert Hersov resigned as Telepiu CEO (Daily Variety, Aug. 21), new chief executive Michel Thoulouze of Canal Plus unveiled a strategy to relaunch the disappointing digital TV…
Three days after landing one of the choice 11 new dial positions on Time Warner's million-subscriber cable system in New York City, CNN/SI has begun allowing cable operators to insert up to six hours…
Add another million households to the ratings pie. Nielsen Media Research on Monday made its annual adjustment to TV household estimate, upping the total U.S. TV universe from 97 million to 98…
JSkyB and PerfecTV are planning to use a common set of antennas and receivers beginning next spring in a move that heats up competition for viewers in Japan's direct digital satellite broadcasting…
The management and production company Addis-Wechsler has entered into a five-year joint venture with Columbia TriStar TV to produce all forms of programming.
The British Broadcasting Corp. has revealed details of the first fruits of its much-delayed but heavily hyped partnership with Discovery.
The near ubiquitous indie actor Steve Buscemi --- he of the darkly comic, blood-spattered roles in such pics as "Reservoir Dogs," "Desperado" and "Fargo" --- has gone in a more commercial direction…
Canuck federal broadcast regulator the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced Friday that it is approving two important changes in ownership in the Montreal TV…
Adding another block to the foundation of its nascent TV division, Polygram TV has tapped Saban Entertainment veteran Mark Lieber to spearhead the company's push into the worldwide kidvid arena.
France has become the latest European territory to open its doors to children's channel Fox Kids Network, following in the footsteps of the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.