A sale of the controlling stake in Telecom Italia, Italy's telecoms and TV giant, could be finalized in the coming months, the deal's chief negotiator, Marco Tronchetti Provera, said on Monday.
GMTV, the U.K. breakfast TV station part-owned by Disney, is the latest Brit broadcaster to be accused of ripping off audiences in a premium-rate phone scam, this one to the tune of £ 10 million ($20…
News Corp. has appointed Uday Shankar as chief operating officer of Star India in the latest reshuffle at the pan-Asian group. Shankar shifts from Media Content and Communications Services, a joint…
GSN is moving forward on "Without Prejudice?," setting a host and premiere date for the Blighty import in which contestants are awarded money based on how they come across to strangers.
NBC Universal is going indie, inking a first-look deal with Slamdance Media Group and Orly Adelson Prods. Under the agreement, SMG's Robert Schwartz and Adelson ("Playmakers") will jointly develop…
Former "Seinfeld" and "Larry Sanders Show" scribe Carol Leifer is getting into the book biz, inking a six-figure deal with Random House.
TV writer Paul Abbott and TV producer Chuck Lorre have been added to the lineup of professionals who will be giving master classes at this year's Banff Television Festival, which runs in Banff…
After almost 70 years, Hollywood's Columbia Square facilities will cease to exist as a broadcasting facility after Friday's 11 p.m. KCBS newscast. KCBS and KCAL officially move to their new home at…
News Corp.'s Asian satcast group Star TV has established a joint venture with Balaji Telefilms to launch local language channels in India.
As someone who usually treks to media trade shows full of angst that my computer won't work and that I'll be reduced to dictating stories from a landline in a hotel that charges me triple for the…