"Hercules" is muscling its way onto the small screen. Walt Disney Television Animation has begun pre-production on an ambitious 65-episode order for a TV version of the theatrical feature, the first…
Americast, BellSouth and DirecTV complained to Congress on Tuesday that cablers are trying to hoard programming in an effort to impede competition in the multichannel distribution business.
The balanced budget agreement, which the House and Senate are expected to formally approve as early as today, seals a multibillion-dollar bonanza for broadcasters, who are being handed a huge chunk…
Only two days into Latin America's most important cable trade show, the Argentine Jornadas, programmer announcements were as hot as the sticky 90-degree weather in the capital.
The average Japanese household is watching less television, but the nation is still home to a major population of TV heads, according to a survey released last week by Video Research Ltd.
Walt Disney TV has inked an exclusive four-year development and production deal worth $16 million with Philip Rosenthal, creator and executive producer of the CBS sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond."
The tiny island of St. Helena in the middle of the South Atlantic Ocean is the setting for research that seems to debunk the perception that TV is bad for children.
TNT & Cartoon Network is expanding its reach in Australia through a new distribution agreement with Austar, a regional pay TV company.
The Fox Network has joined its Big Three brethren as a client of Statistical Research Inc.'s Smart project, which is competing with Nielsen to come up with easier and cheaper ways to find out who's…
It's still against the rules, but it's going to cost stations a few thousand dollars less to violate the FCC's ban on indecent and obscene broadcasts.
Relations between the Television Par Satellite (TPS) digital consortium and paybox Canal Plus have taken another turn for the worse. TPS has lodged a complaint with a French court, claiming Canal…