Giampaolo Sodano, former Sacis president and current director of Mediaset's leading channel Canale 5, was appointed president of the Sorrento Intl. Meetings fest (Incontri Internazionali di Sorrento).
Lou Dobbs, the chief business executive and on-air analyst for CNN and the exec in charge of the spinoff financial news network CNNfn, told his staff Wednesday he plans to remain with the web…
Toward the end of 1997, TV viewers around the world will be introduced to "Super Kid," an animated, pint-sized hero who battles evil with five equally combative friends.
French efforts to bring Gallic culture to the Arab world suffered a setback this month when millions of Middle East viewers, expecting to tune into Canal France Intl.'s Saturday-afternoon educational…
After bottoming out during the week of the July 4th holiday, ratings for many syndie strips rallied in the week ending July 13, which overlapped the start of the July sweep.
The Marquee Group, which produces and markets TV sports programming, is expanding into music and general entertainment with the purchase of QBQ Entertainment.
Canada's federal broadcast regulator has opened the door to a host of foreign television services, mostly U.S., that may be used by cable operators, direct-to-home satellite TV companies and other…
When Geraldo Rivera takes a six-week Mediterranean cruise beginning Monday, he will leave his nightly CNBC talk show "Rivera Live" in the hands of such guest hosts as O.J. Simpson trial…
ESPN Star Sports has struck four-year deals to provide live coverage of soccer and cricket across Asia.
Fifteen-year-old Megalyn Echikunwoke will make her professional acting debut as the young female lead in the forthcoming four-hour ABC miniseries "Creature," based on the Peter Benchley novel "White…
The Playboy Entertainment Group has engineered a new strategy geared to overturn a federal law that in effect forces cable systems to pull Playboy and its sister channel Adultvision off the air from…