Video Research, the ratings agency used by Japan's commercial TV broadcasters, has developed a system for monitoring up to 1,000 digital satellite channels.
MGM is about to get a new lease on life in Europe. That's because the studio has just managed to disentangle itself from a long-term lock-up of its product in Germany -- the most lucrative territory…
NBC and Scholastic have announced plans to produce "Scholastic at the Olympic Games," an after-school TV show geared to preteens that will air on MSNBC.
NBC O&Os have snapped up multiyear rights to Columbia's "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus," bringing the clearances close to 50% of the country. The group station deal combined with strong…
Foreign buyers, buck up. If you're turned off by the weirder syndie shows on offer at NATPE, relax. The top U.S. sellers boast a bundle of new hours -- still the best performing Yank genre in…
After flirting with the networks and syndication, Alliance Atlantis has decided to bring the much-hyped Mel Gibson/Jet Li-produced pilot "Invincible" to Superstation TBS.
Conflict was low and camaraderie high as the NBC and ABC affiliates conducted largely stress-free meetings with their respective networks Monday.
On the eve of the opening of the NATPE floor, syndicators were feverishly pinning down clearances, upgrades and renewals to prove that this year's market would not be just a newfangled dot-com…
A three-web bidding war is brewing over the U.S. rights to "Big Brother," the Dutch TV phenom best described as "The Real World" meets "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire."
NBC has finalized its fall drama pilot pickups, ordering a total of 10 presentations -- and NBC Studios has some sort of financial stake in at least eight of them.
Nickelodeon Intl. has said that it will beam India-specific programming soon.