German media giant Kirch Group packed them in again Tuesday at the company's traditional Mip market get-together, the Beta Brunch.
Showtime has engineered a massive deal with the newly merged AtomShockwave Corp., buying 100 short films for Showtime Next, the digital pay channel that launched six weeks ago.
Yes Television, an Internet-based solutions provider for interactive TV, is launching the first BBC-branded video-on-demand channel.
The BBC and Pearson Television led the pack of British companies out of the gate Monday at the Mip TV trade show.
Tavis Smiley, the former BET talkshow host, is in talks with ABC News about becoming an occasional contributor to "Primetime Live" and other news programs.
The Federal Communications Commission could soon make it easier for Viacom to hang onto the UPN weblet. As anticipated, the FCC will consider relaxing a dual-network ownership rule prohibiting the…
Bill Haber, who co-founded the Creative Artists Agency in 1975 and helped to run the operation for two decades, has joined Barry Diller's fledgling cable network Trio as president and CEO.
A handful of media moguls, from Peter Chernin and Bob Wright to Howard Stringer and Eddy Hartenstein, played it coy Tuesday, insisting big mergers were great for other guys but not a necessity for…
French broadcasting's movers and shakers hung on French culture minister Catherine Tasca's every word Monday as she announced a series of measures that will alter the landscape of French television.
Euro powerhouse broadcaster RTL is set to make a push into the U.S. indie feature film market, backed by the clout of the group's 18-odd TV stations.
Even after gobbling up BET for $3 billion in November, Viacom president Mel Karmazin may have some appetite left for more cable acquisitions -- including Liberty Media's Discovery, the exec said at…