A group of veteran TV and music industry execs will launch a fledgling musicvideo TV network, dubbed Studio M, on New Year's Day in an attempt to carve out a niche amid MTV's dominance. The net's…
ABC got game last week, rising to the top of the ratings charts behind "Monday Night Football" and "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire."
As TV networks prepare for a switch to digital Monday, Oz viewers and retailers are less than excited. Commercial networks were forced to club together to commission and subsidize set-top boxes…
National Geographic Channels Intl. and its joint venture partner Alliance Atlantis Communications have been granted four licenses by the Canadian Radio-Television Telecommunications Commission to…
The escalating struggle of rebel Czech TV staff protesting against new management's political interference is bubbling into a maelstrom that could bring down the country's government.
The broadcasting industry has asked the government to waive its 10% revenue-sharing arrangement for direct-to-home satellite TV ventures.
The WB is showing some love toward "For Your Love," giving the multiethnic laffer an early renewal for next season -- a move that ensures an off-net life for the Warner Bros. Television skein.
News Corp.'s direct-to-home satcasting ambitions in South Korea have been thwarted: A rival consortium has won the country's first satellite broadcasting license.
Germany and the U.K. paced the European TV production biz in 1999, leading the top five territories in the number and financial value of their original firstrun programming.
Brazil's Congress has passed a bill banning tobacco companies from buying TV ad time and sponsoring events, a move that will cut broadcast and print revs.
No one should do a double take over Showtime's production of "The Queens of Comedy" standup special for an exclusive premiere late next month: Spike Lee's "The Original Kings of Comedy" racked up a…