Satellite TV, the darling of Wall Street as its subscription rates soared, is now running into rough air. And the two players in this category have only themselves to blame.
Hot on the heels of M-Net's announcement of its "Survivor South Africa: Panama," the paybox has sprung a surprise with the launch of a pan-African "Survivor."
Mexico's top net Televisa will bar billionaire board member Carlos Slim Domit from board discussions on its bid to increase its stake in Spanish-lingo broadcaster Univision, which is on the block.
Hindi-language movie channel Filmy arrived Feb. 12 as it should -- with a glitzy Bollywood party. Two months on, the celebrations in the Sahara One camp are continuing after the latest figures from…
It looks like ITV, Blighty's embattled terrestrial web, may have finally found a way to make a killing from new media -- and in the process teach the world a thing or two about participation TV.
Tony Snow's move to the White House last week set off the predictable chuckling about Fox News Channel's influence in the Oval Office. MSNBC host Keith Olbermann dubbed it an "interdepartmental…
One year after "Grey's Anatomy" defied conventional TV wisdom by blooming in April, no spring addition to the primetime sked looks like a game-changer.
The Back Lot: You may know a lot about supermarkets, Ron, but when it comes to dealing with the press you're still a bag boy.
Russian TV is hopping on the Arab news bandwagon by announcing its own plans for an Arabic-language satcaster. Execs at Russia's English-language Russia Today, which launched Dec. 10, confirmed that…
MTV Networks Intl. preemed edgy street culture series "Barrio 19" across MTV mobile channels April 24, a month ahead of its TV bow.
As value-added TV goes, "Two and a Half Men" producer Chuck Lorre goes the extra mile to entertain his auds -- if they're willing to freeze-frame his show-closing vanity card.