Capital Cities/ABC has named Barry Firmin VP of ABC cable and international broadcast/European operations, involved in CapCities/ABC's production and TV programming services in Europe.
For all the hyperbole about superhighways and megamergers, Time Warner Inc. provided a reminder last week that much of the future rides on a bunch of techies wearing white lab coats.
Taipei held fast to its position against allowing foreign investment in Taiwan's thriving cable industry during negotiations with U.S. trade officials last week.
Fourth-quarter sales nearly tripled and earnings nearly doubled for RHI Entertainment Inc. as the TV producer/distributor rang up big numbers from deliveries to the three webs.
A federal court has ordered the FCC to respond by March 23 on whether it intends to act on a longstanding petition calling for repeal of the primetime access rule.
And now, back to our regularly scheduled programs ... With the Winter Olympics finally over, the network schedule returned to seminormal, though some sweeps stunts remained.
Government regulators may have convinced themselves that their rulemaking last month will be a boon to new cable networks, but most of the industry is greeting Washington's latest decree with a…
Many television markets are suffering through ratings wars, but in Spain the networks have declared war on ratings.
In light of such recent infopike obstacles as Time Warner's announcement of technological glitches in its Full Service Network, many have been sounding the death knell of the info superhighway.
Until now, local television in Italy has meant low-budget tele-shopping, endless reruns of old American TV serials or, at best, "Colpo Grosso," the infamous latenight strip-poker gameshow on Italia 7.