The demand for reality series by broadcast and cable networks has driven up the price so dramatically that "what used to be low-cost programming has now become really high-cost programming."
Vivendi Universal topper Jean-Marie Messier has denied rumors that the company plans to sell its 23% share in satcaster BSkyB and said Vivendi U is still discussing an asset swap with another media…
The Fox broadcast and cable nets have inked a $90 million advertising and marketing deal with giant Tricon Global Restaurants, owner of such fast-food chains as Kentucky Fried Chicken, Pizza Hut and…
The season's top-rated pro basketball playoff game helped NBC capture the week easily among key demo groups, while CBS returned to the top in total viewers behind the week's No. 1 comedy, drama and…
DIC Entertainment has hired Kathi Sharpe-Ross as the Burbank-based kidvid studio's new senior VP of marketing, PR and promotions.
Danish pubcaster DR-TV has upped its program sales a staggering 1,200% in the past five years.
Losses at U.K. cable operator Telewest deepened to £209 million ($295 million) in the first quarter of 2001, compared with $190 million last year. Sales were up 34% to $443 million.
Gail Jarvis has resigned as television topper for the beleaguered Australian Broadcasting Corp. less than a year after accepting the job from managing director Jonathan Shier.
Before Disney's "Spy Kids," young viewers were primed for junior James Bond-style action with a show called "The Famous Jett Jackson." "Jett Jackson: The Movie," the Disney Channel's first two-hour…
Diane Keating has been named to the newly created position of senior VP, worldwide distribution, of Crown Media Holdings, effective immediately.