Argentina's leading broadcaster, Telefe, has launched two weekly series devoted to short films to tap growing interest in the genre. "Telefe cortos panorama" (Telefe Shorts Panorama), airing at…
Turns out Rudolph's red nose isn't the only holiday special shining bright this year. Industry types took notice when CBS's 41st annual broadcast of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" on Nov. 30 turned…
In mid-December, Spain's Industry Minister Jose Montilla and top TV suits trekked out to Madrid's Barajas Airport to celebrate the Nov. 30 launch of 18 free digital TV channels.
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Production companies that model themselves on Hollywood studios don't have the greatest track record here in the Great White North. Alliance Atlantis and Fireworks went down in flames in fairly short…
Big changes are under way at BBC Worldwide, the pubcaster's commercial wing and sales arm -- and the main beneficiary is Wayne Garvie, one of the key BBC creatives responsible for making "Dancing…
At year's end it's time to make some resolutions and put up that shiny new calendar, so why not clear out the ratings notebook, too?
Tuning In: Honesty is always in short supply when Hollywood and Washington cross paths, which might explain why the cable industry's capitulation on providing "family-friendly" program tiers is…
Nielsen is racing to keep up with the changing ways people watch television. Starting Dec. 26, the ratings service will include the use of digital video recorders such as TiVo in its numbers.
Within about the first 20 minutes of part one of the Sundance Channel's eight-part documentary "Staircase," most viewers had probably made up their mind: The disagreeable protagonist, William…
TiVo was the best thing to happen to television since the remote control, but now the company that invented the digital video recorder is struggling to keep from becoming the next Betamax.
Entertainment execs used to have a lot more time to write -- and a lot more of them could seemingly do it well. Those observations must have in part inspired Variety to solicit contributions from the…