As EchoStar and DirecTV carry their merger talks from the boardroom to the nation's capital, some in the industry and on Wall Street predict a stream of pessimistic press -- followed by ultimate…
Czech police have detained lawyer Ales Rozehnal for allegedly helping to forge documents for Nova TV general director Vladimir Zelezny that enabled him to hide assets from former partner Central…
The license holder for struggling commercial station TV3 has asked the Czech Broadcasting Council for a 30-day broadcast break, sparking fears he might close the station and relaunch it with new…
Brazilian broadcasters continue to slug it out in the courts over "Big Brother." After TV Globo got an injunction claiming SBT's "Casa dos Artistas" rips off its "Big Brother," SBT won a reversal…
The Canal Plus Group has appointed marketing exec Pascal Somarriba as editorial director of its French pay TV channel.
Claxson Interactive Group will bow El Sitio Broadband Channel in Argentina Nov 7, a pay-per-view service of games and video-on-demand.
HBO didn't need a landmark Emmy win Sunday night to commit to "Sex and the City."
While Disney was enjoying "Monster" box office receipts for its computer-animated theatrical release, DreamWorks and Universal Studios were raking in Shrek-sized green of their own with the biggest…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
CBS hopes to boost its Wednesday night fortunes this November with Garth Brooks: the Miniseries. The Eye has pacted with the singer, whose new release "Scarecrow" hits stores Nov. 13, to air a series…
Fox's coverage of the seventh game of the World Series on Sunday delivered the largest audience for any baseball game in 10 years -- and the biggest nonfootball turnout for the net in its 15-year…