Pay TV programmer and distributor Pramer bowed its revamped news net Politica y Economia (P&E) on April 15.
The economic climate for new cable networks is so bad these days that the founder of Moviewatch can't even give it away.
The next round of the battle between Australian pay TV platform Foxtel and the U.S. studios over license fees will unfold in Los Angeles next month when Foxtel chief exec Kim Williams presents his…
Satellite television network African Broadcast Network is poised to move into Francophone Africa after sweeping through the Anglophone part of the continent.
The government of Zimbabwe's dictatorial President Robert Mugabe is hitching state-run Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corp. to Africa's main satellite service, Digital Satellite television (DStv).
Peter Bart: The Backlot
Creditor banks of Germany's Kirch Group appear set to seize the bankrupt media giant's majority stake in Formula One motor racing. Meanwhile, speculation is rife that rival Bertelsmann may take a…
A very clearly told, affecting and even maddeningly procedural-of-injustice tale, "Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story" is a film whose makers recognize that a low-key approach can be better than…
Darren Star, who created and exec produced the first three seasons of “Sex and the City,” is no longer repped by AMG. Information was incorrect in Thursday’s paper. * * * US Bank and Union Bank of…
Just for Variety - Army Archerd
CBS has signed vet crooner Barry Manilow to headline a one-hour concert for the net's May sweeps sked.