Dutch cable TV operators will be forced to sell cable connections for repackaging by competitors under plans released Tuesday by the national telecoms regulator, OPTA. Move is intended to address a…
The Spanish government looks set to give the green light to digital terrestrial pay TV, clearing the way for on-demand DTT soccer.
Public broadcasting emerged a clear front-runner among the nominees for the 29th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards, announced Tuesday by the Natl. Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in New…
Leading German commercial broadcaster RTL Television has inked a deal with pay TV operator Premiere to carry up to 18 matches of the 2010 World Cup soccer tournament, to be played in South Africa…
British Telecom and Setanta are hoping to lure subscribers away from BSkyB by offering free English Premier League soccer.
Showtime has signed an exclusive seven-year theatrical-movie-output deal with the Weinstein Co., defying Paramount Pictures, MGM and Lionsgate, which are canceling their Showtime outputs and jointly…
The Writers Guild of America is re-launching its push to organize reality shows by enlisting the support of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors against Fremantle Media.
Sensing the impending demise of his reality franchise, "The Mole" exec producer Scott Stone isn't waiting for fans to generate a "Save Our Show" campaign -- he's launching one himself.
Continuing Fox News' war of words with MSNBC, "Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris Wallace accused its rival of being "in the tank" for Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama, while further pressing…
Billy Packer was released by CBS on Monday after calling college basketball games for the network for 27 years.
Former talkshow host and Grammy winner Les Crane, the first to challenge latenight king Johnny Carson, died Sunday of natural causes at Marin County's Marin General Hospital. He was 74.