No. 2 net SBT has renewed its agreement with Mexico's Televisa for the rights of classic series "El chavo del ocho" for three more years for a reported $1.5 million per year, three times more than it…
Dali Mpofu, a lawyer with no broadcasting industry experience, has been appointed group CEO of the South African Broadcasting Corp.
Francisco De Narvaez, a former supermarket mogul, is in advanced negotiations to buy a large interest in Argentina's No. 4 broadcaster America TV and four other media assets from majority shareholder…
Developing as fast as the territories it represents, Discop 2005, Eastern Europe's premier TV market, scored record attendance and business in Budapest from June 23-25.
Cartoon Network Latin America has inked with Buenos Aires-based Indiecito, the animation arm of Red Lojo Entertainment, to co-produce two animated series.
Fox News Channel's "On the Record With Greta Van Susteren" became the second-ranked cable news show in June, with ratings fueled by the Michael Jackson trial and the missing teen in Aruba.
More people watched TNT during June than either UPN or the WB, marking the first time that a cable network beat two broadcast networks, albeit weblets, in total primetime viewers and adults 18-49 for…
NBC is already looking to midseason, ordering a pilot from Paul Haggis ("Crash") and redeveloping last spring's lottery-themed pilot "Windfall." Fox originally developed "Windfall" and shot a pilot…
Bravo and World of Wonder are teaming for "It's My Party," a six-hour skein about parents who throw lavish parties for their offspring. World of Wonder produces Bravo's "Sports Kids Moms & Dads,"…
Leslie Oren has been tapped to head up PR for Fox TV Studios. Oren becomes senior veep of publicity and corporate communications for the News Corp. company. FTVS produces a diverse slate of scripted…
The NBA Finals may have tipped off tamely in the ratings, but its final two contests scored big for ABC last week, lifting the net to another primetime victory in key young-adult demos.