The "Pepsi 400" NASCAR race on TNT and a Dolphins-Buccaneers NFL exhibition game on ESPN were the standout Nielsen performers on ad-supported cable last week.
Writers Marita Giovanni and Bruce Graham take the poignant and thought-provoking notions of life and death found in the Madeline L'Engle teen novel and turn it into Gidget meets Flipper drivel for "A…
Longtime HBO exec Carolyn Strauss has been upped from senior vice president to executive VP of original programming, adding miniseries to the programming slate she oversees.
Crime paid for both CBS and NBC last week, with additional episodes of dramas "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" and "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" carrying the nets to primetime ratings victories.
Digital Latin America (DLA), a digital content and service provider, has inked acquisition deals with Disney, DreamWorks, MGM and Warner Bros. for pay-per-view feature films.
Egypt's Nilesat is expanding its bouquet in the Arab world, according to Nilesat marketing chief Salah Hamza.
In its ongoing efforts to find investors, German pay TV web Premiere has invited 20 possible buyers to file takeover offers.
New Zealand TV producer, Touchdown, has poached Endemol's director of sales, Peter Van den bussche to head up company's international distribution arm, which will be based in London.
The U.K. government ordered a review of independent television production Tuesday.
The BBC will broadcast live from a mile beneath the sea as one of the highlights of its £243 million ($371 million) fall schedule, unveiled Tuesday.
Bob Wright, chairman of NBC and vice chairman of GE, has won the Golden Mike award for 2003.