Online travel service Orbitz and Turner Sports have formed a marketing alliance that covers a wide range of sponsorship possibilities. Primarily, the online company will become the presenting sponsor…
Amid ever more shocking images and mounting casualties, big media congloms on Wednesday announced millions of dollars in aid to victims of Hurricane Katrina, which has transformed the historic and…
NBA TV, the 24/7 cable network programmed by the National Basketball Assn., has scheduled five hourlong documentaries on the Harlem Globetrotters, a team that belongs more to the world of showbiz…
CNBC has named former Variety and Wall Street Journal reporter Kevin Goldman communications VP as the cable net girds for competition in the form of a Fox-branded business news channel.
Discovery Networks Intl. will launch its first international 24-hour high-definition network, Discovery HD, in November in Germany and Austria.
Stockholm-based NonStop Television has closed a deal with European media group Lagardere for exclusive distribution of the classical music channel Mezzo in the Nordic market. The multiyear agreement…
Participatory journalism in the George Plimpton style presents two significant challenges: First, not condescending to the subjects or the audience; and second, trying not to make the exercise all…
Despite criticism for the lack of homegrown drama, some 80% of viewers approve of the quality of shows on the Australian Broadcasting Corp., according to a survey released Wednesday by the pubcaster.
NBA TV, the 24/7 cable network of the National Basketball Assn., has signed a long-term deal to carry the annual Hall of Fame ceremonies.
A keynote speech by Endemol chief creative officer Peter Bazalgette will be the first in a series of events focusing on mobile and cross-platform content during the Mipcom TV trade show in Cannes in…
Thesp John Leguizamo has joined the cast of NBC's long-running drama "ER," in his first major TV series gig in 10 years.