Free webs Seven and Ten and paybox Foxtel announced Thursday a deal for broadcast rights to the lucrative Australian Football League season, breaking a yearlong deadlock.
One year after a post-Super Bowl airing helped boost exposure, Jimmy Kimmel's latenight ABC skein is scoring a few more first downs in the ratings race.
The European Union launched Media 2007, the latest version of its multimillion-dollar audiovisual subsidies program, at the Berlin Film Festival on Sunday.
Fox ruled Wednesday as usual behind "American Idol," but CBS saw a Super Bowl boost for its drama "Criminal Minds" and ABC's "Lost" got off to a pretty good start in its later time period.
The end is near. Fox has to realize its "Idol" tryout formula quickly ran out of steam and has left fans begging for signs of talent. The San Antonio show did better than the others in featuring some…
Disney is shedding its Touchstone Television brand, renaming its small screen production arm ABC Television Studio. Change, effective immediately, is part of an overall streamlining of Disney brands…
Blighty's dominant paybox, BSkyB, is to launch a U.K. digital terrestrial television service later this year.
After a weeklong ban, Italian professional soccer will be back in action this weekend, but fans will be barred from many stadiums as the government enforces strict new security measures to crack down…
Financing house Ingenious has tapped Kip Meek, a former exec at U.K. media regulator Ofcom, as a director to the board.
Virgin Media, the re-branded U.K. cable combo created from the merger of NTL, Telewest and Virgin Mobile, Thursday promised to end the dominance of BSkyB in Blighty's pay TV market. BSkyB responded…
In the wake of Prisa's acquisition of RTL's holding in Media Capital (Variety, Feb. 5), giving the Spanish media group 73.7% of its Portuguese counterpart, it has now launched a bid to acquire the…