USA Network has picked up the exclusive off-net rights to NBC drama "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," the second series in Wolf Films and Studios USA's "Law & Order" franchise.
The tidal wave of dollars coming from cable for off-net program rights crested high Thursday: TNN agreed to pay $1.5 million-$1.7 million per episode for reruns of CBS drama "CSI: Crime Scene…
In a welcome break from a run of disappointing annual figures, German kidvidder TV Loonland said Thursday that its revenues for 2000 reached DM145.1 million ($67 million), surpassing its projections…
Kiosque, the pay-per-view unit of French pay TV giant Canal Plus, is to drop broadcasting deals with production companies after being accused of monopolizing the market.
Indianapolis-based radio and TV broadcaster Emmis Communications swung to a profit of $3.4 million for the latest fiscal year, from a $3.1 million loss the year before.
Pubcaster ORF has pacted to become an associate member station of Euro artcaster Arte.
"The Sopranos" and "The West Wing" took top prizes for the second straight year as the 60th annual Peabody Awards for broadcast excellence were announced Thursday.
Nigel Lythgoe, the producer behind the ITV network's successful version of reality skein "Popstars," is leaving Granada Media subsid LWT to head 19 TV, a production company set up by ex-Spice Girls…
The National Assn. of Broadcasters on Thursday sent a letter to all U.S. senators declaring it would be unconstitutional to tie TV ads to campaign finance reform and force broadcasters to offer…
France Television was celebrating Thursday after a government decision to plow 1 billion francs ($134.5 million) into the pubcaster's digital terrestrial TV plans, ending months of uncertainty.
Lifetime Television, eager to break into original comedy after finding success with a trio of original dramas, is aggressively developing about a half-dozen laffers for 2002.