Now that Viacom has announced plans to acquire Young Broadcasting's KCAL for $650 million, the impact may soon be felt on both the syndication and station fronts.
Cable TV is finally breaking through in Spain, thanks to U.S.-Spanish broadband operator ONO. Its cable services have succeeded as part of a triple package of telephony, Internet and cable. On Feb…
At a time when the rest of the TV biz is suffering from an ad downturn, runaway production and continued viewer erosion, syndie mags are sizzling.
Veteran TV exec Ramon Colom has ankled as director of contents and programming at Spanish satcaster Via Digital, a post which made him its effective head of acquisitions.
Talker "Marta Susana" has been tapped for the program of the year award presented by the New York Asociacion de Cronistas de Espectaculos (Assn. of Entertainment Journalists, or ACE), a group that…
TV Azteca has scored over rival broadcaster Televisa by inking with satcaster DirecTV Latin America to broadcast 18 games from this summer's soccer World Cup.
USA Network is mounting a two-hour telepic about the man of the moment -- Rudolph Giuliani -- based on Village Voice writer Wayne Barrett's book "Rudy! An Investigative Biography of Rudolph Giuliani."
Disney is quietly preparing "The Jungle Book II" and "Piglet's Big Movie" for theatrical release next year, but you won't find them on the production schedule at Walt Disney Pictures.
The network casting party was in full swing Friday, with Johnny Galecki, Oliver Platt, Leslie Bibb and David Morse joining the list of thesps who have taken leading roles in TV pilots.
A public wrestling match between Lifetime and Cablevision Systems has trained a floodlight on Lifetime's goal of raising the monthly fees it charges cable operators by as much as 150%.