As Walt Disney Television Intl. (India) launches its Disney and Toon Disney channels today, rival kidvid players are ready to bribe the ankle-biters for ratings.
The GE Foundation is establishing the Great Generation Scholarship Program in honor of Tom Brokaw, earmarking $2 million in scholarships for disadvantaged New York City students who show a commitment…
CBS foreign correspondent Tom Fenton, who began his career with an exclusive interview of American hostages during the PLO's first hijacking in 1970, will become the latest newsman from the net's…
Turner Broadcast System (TBS) Latin America bowed CNN Headline News in Latin America and the Caribbean on Wednesday.
News Corp.'s pay channel Star World will become the first in Asia to air episodes of the coming season of "American Idol" just a few hours after they broadcast in the U.S., thanks to a new satellite…
TV Globo, Brazil's leading network, has renegotiated a huge cut in the price for exclusive Brazilian TV rights to the 2006 Soccer World Cup in Germany.
NBC's ill-fated DreamWorks' CGI toon "Father of the Pride" will get a new lease of life on Sky One, British satcaster BSkyB's flagship entertainment channel.
The BBC is failing the British film industry and must do more to support it. This is according to an influential report by the culture, media and sport select committee on the pubcaster, published…
Nickelodeon is ramping up its animated offerings, greenlighting new series "The X's" and "Catscratch." Cabler has also ordered up fresh cycles of "Danny Phantom" and "My Life as a Teenage Robot."
Nick Lachey will duet with scribe Etan Cohen for a half-hour laffer set up at Fox. Cohen ("King of the Hill") will write and exec produce the project, which sprang from a development deal Lachey…
Former Miramax Films vet Mark Tusk has been tapped acquisitions head at Plum TV, the upstart network that programs to the upscale vacation markets in the Hamptons, Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard.