Controversial Arabic newscaster Al-Jazeera is to add four channels starting with an English-lingo news service, which general manager Adnan Sharif hopes to launch around the end of the year.
The South African Broadcasting Corp.'s SABC1 unveiled a new look on Aug. 18 aimed at consolidating its position in the increasingly competitive market.
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Austria's commercial web ATV and pubcaster ORF are fighting over "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," with both claiming ownership of broadcast rights.
Though Congress declared 2003 the Year of the Blues, the first nine months have been about anticipation. At the center of the long-gestating celebration is "Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues," a…
More than ever, cable nets are showing they can bring viewers to the party -- but keeping that buzz going is a far more difficult task.
Even if the networks aren't successful in getting folks to stay home on Friday nights, at least they're now trying.
It's back-to-school time, but for broadcast networks in the kids' biz it's hardly worth staying enrolled. Tired of being bullied by kids' cablers with millions of viewers, nets are losing confidence…
HBO Latin America is celebrating its 10th anniversary by ramping up original production to emulate the success of its Stateside cousin.
It has fuelled national passions more than any TV show in the history of pan-Arab TV. It has made the front pages of papers all over the Middle East.
Buffy, begone. Almost two years after 9/11, the TV biz is birthing a new breed of mystical show giving everyday people -- mostly ambivalent young women -- the power to correspond with the universe…