A joint BBC/ITV-owned Freesat service looks increasingly unlikely, according to BBC topper Mark Thompson. The initiative, announced last fall and set to bow by the end of June, was designed to serve…
Azteca America has named former Televisa exec Jose Luis Guasch director of production and operations at the U.S. subsidiary of Mexico's No. 2 net TV Azteca.
Europe's leading paybox, satcaster BSkyB, added just 40,000 subscribers in the first three months of the year, taking the total to 8.1 million in the U.K. and Ireland.
The Canadian Film Center has launched Canada's first TV Pilot Program to train creators and producers. Program "bridges a gap in the broadcast industry for testing new talent and new series ideas,"…
Fox easily captured the primetime ratings race on the opening Tuesday of the May sweep behind more powerful perfs from "American Idol" and "House," the top two programs of the night.
MTV Networks Intl. has launched its first on-demand broadband and mobile service in Asia. MTV Boombox provides users in South Korea with a customizable online environment featuring local and…
In a major shakeup at the Discovery Networks, two of the company's top programming chiefs are exiting their posts.
The CW has secured affiliates in the top 40 TV markets, signing a deal with Sinclair Broadcast Group that gives it stations in Minneapolis, Baltimore and elsewhere.
ABC and "Real World" producer Bunim-Murray are hitting the beach for a docusoap this summer. Project, tentatively dubbed "Summer Share," will follow the lives and loves of a group of people who'll…
Universal has set Jason Segel, who stars in the CBS sitcom "How I Met Your Mother," to pen "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," a comedy he'll also star in.
The producers of Fox dramas "Prison Break" and "House" apparently share similar tastes in music. Final act of Monday night's "Break" featured an extended montage accompanied by the 1998 Massive…