One of India's most influential media conglom, Subhash Chandra's Zee Telefilms, is spinning off its TV channels, satcaster Dish TV and cable arm Citicable into three companies to pump growth.
"TV is King," Entertainment Weekly proclaimed last week, and who could argue with that? On the most heavily watched nights, there's hardly an hour where there aren't two, three or more programs…
The USA Network is not planning any formal ceremony, but if Vince McMahon, the wrestling guru, wants to lay claim to the title "King of Cable," USA would be his loudest cheerleader.
Network hype is nothing new, but desperate webheads have taken the art of the boast to new levels this season.
Tuning In: President Bush has complained about those who would pursue isolationist policies, turning the U.S.' gaze inward and ignoring the world.
Just when Disney and topper Robert Iger looked like they were out of the boardroom mess, they may be right back in one. The announcement last week that chairman of the board George Mitchell was…
Canada's commercial TV stations continue to rake in higher revenue and profit, but the rumblings of discontent at the lack of homegrown drama also continue.
HBO's "The Sopranos" will be unleashed on the basic-cable universe next January, but don't expect new home A&E to transform into the mob drama network.
Spanish soccer club Real Madrid reckons it's on a winner -- off the field. The world's richest and best-known club is creating "Muppets"-style tots-to-tykes skein "Real Pets," its first push into TV…
Voiceover: After enduring a raucous two years in which, among other indignities, shareholders called for his resignation, Disney's former top Mouseketeer voluntarily stepped back into the spotlight…