Canada's pubcaster has unveiled a bold and risky new schedule: CBC will become the only web filling its entire primetime slate with indigenous drama and entertainment.
Telefonica has sold its 20% stake in Argentina's leading sports programmer Torneos y Competencias (TyC), the Spanish telco's latest media asset divestment as it focuses on its core business, a…
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and its New York City production locals have unionized the crew of Comedy Central's "Stella" and reached a contract agreement with FRB Prods.
Sluggish take-up of terrestrial digital by Oz auds has forced the government to push back analog's date with death from 2008 to 2012, although it could be later.
Dutch media mogul John de Mol has hit the first snag in his efforts to bow his new TV programming block in the Netherlands when a judge ruled Thursday that he can't use the name Tien (Ten).
ABC dominates the nominations for the 2005 TV Critics Assn. Awards, with strong showings by frosh faves "Desperate Housewives" and "Lost" helping the net rack up a leading 11 mentions. Fox is close…
Rick Camilleri has been abruptly shown the door as prexy and CEO of CanWest MediaWorks, CanWest Global's media arm, as Canuck TV operations continue to underperform and investor confidence wanes.
HBO's mortuary drama exhibited great storytelling agility before awkwardly stumbling last season, and its final flight of episodes don't quite get things back on track. At its best a rumination about…
This hybrid of "The Real World" and "The Weakest Link" qualifies as a welcome addition to the feel-good reality genre that ABC appears intent on cornering. With a cast of appealing, financially…
The Spanish Congress approved a digital terrestrial television development law to kickstart DTT in Spain. Legislation, passed Thursday, kills the cap on the number of nationwide analog channels.
The fourth Spain TV Expo will take place Nov. 9-11 in Miami. Spanish channel execs and indie producers will present their latest programming to broadcast net and feevee buyers from the U.S., Canada…