Mediaset, Italy's largest private broadcaster, might have to limit advertising sales on digital television as Italy's telecommunications regulator seeks to increase competition in the media market.
Canadians are set to get an eyeful of Conrad Black next year, as the CTV Network and pubcaster CBC presented their 2005-06 Canuck production slates, both of them containing TV movies about the…
FremantleMedia North America, the production company behind the megahit "American Idol," has sealed a multiyear co-venture deal with top reality producer Stuart Krasnow ("Average Joe").
The early verdict is in, and "Trial by Jury" appears to be another solid addition to NBC's venerable "Law & Order" franchise. One day after posting sturdy numbers in a special Thursday preview…
"Top Buzzer" may sound like a gameshow but it's actually a British drama series, commissioned by MTV, about college students who double as drug dealers.
As TV crews descend upon the Eternal City to report on the ailing Pope John Paul II, spots from which their cameras can best view the Vatican are turning into prime real estate.
After coming in third in the ratings for 15 years, broadcaster Canal 9 is poaching content and talent from Telefonica's dominant web Telefe and Grupo Clarin's Artear-Canal 13. It hopes to end years…
In permissive Gaul, broadcasting authorities are pretty casual about sex and violence on TV. The squeamish Audiovisual Council (CSA) recently slapped a primetime ban on "Nip/Tuck," telling cabler…
MTV Puerto Rico is upping its hours from 12 to 20 and introducing more local features, after just six months on air. MTV Puerto Rico airs as a broadcast TV signal and is also carried by cablers…
In its war against Islamic extremism the Bush administration is showing no mercy, announcing that it plans to launch round-the-clock television programming aimed at European Muslims.
Following the path of other local nets, Brazil's No. 2 net SBT has created a film division and will co-produce helmer Eliana Fonseca's "Coisa de mulher" (Woman Stuff).