VU chief Jean-Marie Messier has been doing some fence-mending in Gaul, following outrage over his anti-regulatory comment last month that "France's cultural exception is dead."
The Mouse House's move last week to sack longtime programmer Stu Bloomberg and promote telepic and miniseries maven Susan Lyne as head of entertainment seemingly heralds a new direction at the…
The programming experts of the Katz Media Group have awarded only one "A" among new series in firstrun syndication for 2002: King World's "Dr. Phil."
Substantial price reductions for DVD players have ignited a sales phenomenon in Japan, indicating that the technology has gone mainstream and may surpass videocassettes as the choice way to watch…
Alliance Atlantis, Canada's leading TV producer, is kicking off the new year with a new philosophy.
The exec has made ambitious plans for his satcaster, crowned by a $30 billion merger attempt with larger rival Hughes Electronics. The combination is necessary, he says, to compete with a rapidly…
Stars of the Peacock past, present and future joined in celebrating NBC's 75th anniversary Jan. 9 at the Garden of Eden.
Despite losing signature drama "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" to UPN, Frog net execs believe the WB hasn't missed a beat in its quest to be the top choice for young female viewers.
PBS led Writers Guild of America TV program nominations announced Wednesday with nine nods, followed by eight each for HBO and CBS.
Hughes Electronics prexy and chief exec Jack A. Shaw took pains Tuesday to reassure investors that the company isn't pinning all its hopes on a merger with satcasting rival EchoStar.