Alexander P. "Sandy" Brown has been named president-CEO of satcaster CNBC Asia Pacific, based in Singapore, replacing Scott Goodfellow, who ankled in February.
Scandinavian media company Modern Times Group has sold off 5% of its 20.1% stake in commercial web TV4 Sweden in a move widely seen as part of an effort to build a war chest for future expansion.
Thomas Middlehoff, chairman and chief exec of German media giant Bertelsmann, will give this year's Worldview Address at the Edinburgh Intl. Television Festival.
MGM Worldwide TV has hired Susan Hummel as VP of distribution for Canada. She reports to Jim Packer, exec VP of TV sales, North America.
SBS Broadcasting has inked with U.S.-based international conglom Masterfood in its first major pan-Euro advertising pact.
The deadline for submitting bids for the broadcasting licenses of collapsed paybox ITV Digital has been extended by eight working days to give the U.K.'s terrestrials a chance to form a coalition.
Ozzy Osbourne's and Tony Soprano's favorite network, the History Channel, will add five original series to its primetime schedule for 2002-03, along with a half-dozen new miniseries and specials.
Sean Cunningham ("Friday the 13th") is directing Bruce Campbell and Chase Masterson in "Devil's Pass," the first of five low-budget telepics being produced shotgun-style in Canada for cable's Sci Fi…
"Survivor: Marquesas" emerged a winning warrior on Sunday, fending off tough and varied competition and helping CBS to easily win the night.
In its 75th anniversary special, NBC listed XFL Football, which ran Saturday nights from February through April 2001, as one of the worst blunders in the network's history.