Shares in EchoStar Communications soared Thursday as the satcaster's first-quarter loss narrowed to $167 million from year-earlier red ink of $185.1 million amid big boosts to its customer base.
The government is pumping an extra $39 million into cash-strapped pubcaster the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. as part of a $326 million boost for the country's cultural industries.
NBC is uncorking the champagne: For the first time in decades, the Peacock's daytime lineup has tied with ABC for first place among women 18-49 season to date.
NBC wrapped the first week of May sweeps with a dominant performance Wednesday, as all three of its programs won their hours in key demos and lifted the net to its most lopsided Wednesday victory…
Scandi production company Wegelius TV, a subsid of Svensk Filmindustri, has sold its hottest format, "The Big Class Reunion," to China.
Kevin Lygo has ankled as head of arts and entertainment at Channel 4 to become director of programs at Channel 5, a coup for the smaller broadcaster.
Satellite Films, Propaganda's commercial and musicvid production arm, has added five directors to the fold.
Univision talkshow host Cristina Saralegui has been tapped for an extended guest appearance on NBC daytime soap "Passions."
Pearson Television is undergoing another shakeup. Concurrent with top-level exec shuffles, Pearson Television Intl., Pearson North America and Pearson Enterprises will for the first time become one…
ABC is finalizing plans with the cast of the upcoming Disney feature "Pearl Harbor" to appear in a series of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" editions.