In a desperate rearguard action, the Spanish government is trying to block the Jan. 31 launch of Spain's first large digital platform, the 26-channel CanalSatelite Digital (CSD), owned by Sogecable…
Walt Disney Co. is teaming with Comcast Corp. to buy Time Warner's majority stake in E! Entertainment Television for $320 million, sources said.
The "smart money" on Wall Street is moving back into the cable TV sector, both in the stock market and in the market for cable systems. Among the players said to be looking around the market for…
Looking to strengthen its presence in international satellite broadcasting, Sony Corp. confirmed on Friday it’s discussing joining with News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch in News’ Japanese satellite…
Peter O'Connell has been tapped as a director of Kerry Packer's PBL Enterprises, with special responsibility for Packer's new moves into gaming.
Three major studios are spending more than $9 million in advertising on Sunday's Super Bowl in a quest to re-create the early buzz enjoyed by 20th Century Fox with last year's spot for "Independence…
BBC Worldwide has carried out a far-reaching restructuring of its distribution arm, with new expanded roles for its sales honchos in the Americas and Asia Pacific, and the closure of the combo's…
ABC is prepping several schedule changes including slotting "Ellen" in the Tuesday 8:30 spot currently held by freshman comedy "Life's Work," effective March 4.
First as San Antonio mayor, then as the U.S. Housing and Urban Development secretary, Henry Cisneros has spent much of his career serving the public.
The chairman of state-owned France Television on Thursday named Philippe Levrier to replace Michel Blanc as head of France 3, one of the group's two channels.
NBC named Alexandra Constantinople director of corporate media relations, completing a lineup of new PR execs working for NBC CEO Robert Wright.