While ABC is spending $40 million to remind us that watching network television is a waste of brain cells, PBS will reach 80 million homes this year with a mixture of children's educational shows…
Barry Diller's Silver King Broadcasting is setting up a new headquarters for its Miami-Fort Lauderdale TV station in the Sony Entertainment Complex in Miami Beach's trendy South Beach neighborhood.
British sitcoms have traditionally translated well to Americanized versions for the U.S. TV-viewing market.
Only 13 months after its launch, Germany's first digital pay TV platform, DF1, is being dissolved, it was announced Thursday at a press conference in Berlin.
Last season, the networks turned to established TV stars such as Michael J. Fox and Bill Cosby to cut through the clutter of 40 new shows. Despite mixed results, including the failure of Ted Danson's…
Lifetime Television will sponsor the USA Women's Hockey National Team during its fall and winter tour in preparation for the February 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan.
Thanks to "continued dominance in programming," Television Broadcasts Ltd. (TVB) reported a 15% improvement in profits for the first six months of the year over the same period in 1996.
The BBC has secured carriage for its new 24-hour news channel with the U.K.'s cable industry, a move that will give it access to 2.2 million homes in Britain and could severely impact rival Sky News.
Ever since the advent of cross-promotional partnerships in 1989, networks have tried to outdo each other in their bids for viewer attention. Whether they are promoting an individual show, an entire…
It all reads like a time travel scenario straight out of Gene Roddenberry's universe. Six month's after a visionary's sci-fi writer's ashes are sprinkled in space by a commercial rocket, a series…
In a small symbol of things to come, MTV Online --- the Internet arm of the music video giant --- will deliver its first-ever computer-borne "cybercast" concert, a 30-minute performance by Capitol…