Westinghouse Electric Corp. has shifted gears on its plan to spin off industrial assets, and will now group crown jewel Thermo King as part of the media business to be renamed CBS Corp.
A government-friendly bidder, PRO TV, passed the first hurdle in the contest for the privatization of STV2, the nationwide channel currently operated by pubcaster Slovak TV.
Japan's only up-and-running digital satellite broadcaster, PerfecTV, is planning to launch a subscription campaign during the summer payroll bonus season.
For the first time, KTTV won the primetime race in adults, men and women in all three key demographic categories while also pacing early fringe and prime access in the Nielsen demo ratings for May…
Despite upheaval in its exec ranks and rivers of red ink, Aussie cabler Optus Vision is pressing ahead with plans for the July 1 bow of documentary service Odyssey, evidenced by Wednesday's unveiling…
No single executive is expected to replace departing NBC Enterprises prexy John Agoglia outright, but Harold Brook, senior vice president of business affairs and administration at NBC, has emerged as…
The June 12 telecast of the pre-taped "1997 MTV Movie Awards" earned the event's highest ratings since it debuted in 1992: a 3.9 rating/6 share in households, representing an estimated 2.6 million…
PBS has acquired U.S. rights to the kids series "Wimzie's House," produced by Cinar Films of Montreal, and the pubcaster will be launching the puppet show this fall, it was announced Monday.
Citing progress in the ongoing negotiations over a new TV ratings system, Senate Commerce Committee chairman John McCain gave the TV industry another week to develop a beefed-up system and he also…
Danish cable subscribers solidly rejected a raft of U.S. cablenets, most of them kids channels, in the first major poll in that territory of what Danish viewers want to see on TV.