Antonio Carlos Valente has been upped to acting board president of the National Telecommunication Agency (Anatel), the powerful government regulatory org that oversees Brazil's telecom and pay TV…
Leading satcaster Net Sat, which operates Sky Brasil, has tapped ex-telco topper Marcos Torres as CEO after Rossana Fontenele ankled mid-February.
The short-film digital specialty channel Movieola is dissolving its ownership agreement with Toronto-based broadcaster Stornoway Communications.
"Children of Dune," the sequel to last year's ABC/Sci Fi Channel miniseries "Dune," began a 17-week shoot in Prague on Wednesday.
Jami Gertz is "Still Standing" for the Eye, while Eric Roberts is taking on the network news biz at the Alphabet, and casting is closed on the WB's Debbie Reynolds-led "Generation Gap."
A Chicago janitor is suing Eddie Murphy and other producers tied to now-defunct series "The PJs," alleging they stole his likeness from an amateur video for a show character.
Reruns of Twentieth TV's "The X-Files" are journeying from their current cable home at FX to a shared window between the Sci Fi Channel and TNT, which together will pony up a license fee of about…
The Canadian government has launched a review of the definition of Canadian content as it applies to film and television production.
EchoStar chair-CEO Charlie Ergen on Tuesday accused the National Assn. of Broadcasters of spreading misinformation and announced the satcasting conglom would set up a rival shop at NAB's upcoming…
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