MGM, the last Hollywood major to do a digital deal in Spain, will today ink a multiyear agreement with Via Digital, one of two rival platforms vying for TV subscribers in that territory.
CBS Sports has signed a two-year agreement to broadcast the first and third games of the American Basketball League Championship Series beginning in 1999.
With soccer fever still gripping post-World Cup France, the country has launched its first cable and satellite sports news channel with a second to follow at the end of August.
The BBC took pains to assert its role as a public broadcaster Wednesday, releasing its results for 1997 in a slick presentation aimed at illustrating the corporation's accountability to British TV…
Marv Albert, who went through what he calls a "nightmare" of tabloid headlines last year over lurid sex allegations, has signed a three-year deal with the Madison Square Garden cable network to host…
For NBC, it's been a week of highs and lows worthy of a Jonathan Swift novel. The web started the July 6-12 primetime Nielsens period towering over the competition like a ratings giant and ended it…
Charles Grodin is not a man to hold a grudge. Despite CNBC canceling his nightly talk show on June 8, Grodin has no qualms about launching a show on CNBC's sister cable web MSNBC.
The New York state attorney general's office has launched an inquiry into the financial relationship between the foundation that manages Harlem's Apollo Theatre and Inner City Broadcasting Co.…
A CBS affiliate group has yanked "The Late Show with David Letterman" off the air this week because its president had a hard time getting tickets to the show.
A meeting Tuesday between Federal Communications Commission Chairman William Kennard and a handful of the nation's top broadcasters failed to come up with any concrete proposals to increase minority…
Nickelodeon is headed for Asia and will launch its first channel in the region in Japan and the Philippines later this year, the company said Tuesday.