Denise Cooper has been promoted to the newly created post of veepee business and legal affairs at CHUM Television.
The cable biz on Wednesday launched a campaign to promote the sale of digital set-top boxes in retail shops, giving customers an alternative to leasing boxes from their local cabler.
With concerns over the digital TV transition at a heightened state, Capitol Hill pols have summoned key parties -- including the National Assn. of Broadcasters and the Motion Picture Assn. of America…
The E.W. Scripps media group said Wednesday its third-quarter profit dropped 36% to $22.6 million, as an ongoing slide in advertising worsened after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Another twentysomething comedy stocked with nary a laugh, "Off Centre" is off color, off the mark and, hopefully, off the fall schedule in a few weeks. The WB apparently thought that exec producers…
TV entertainment news personality Sam Rubin will host the 2001 Video Premiere Awards presented by Variety sister publication Video Business on Oct. 23 at the El Capitan Theater in Hollywood.
The BBC has announced a £25 million ($36 million) investment in an experimental broadband TV service based in Hull, a small city in northeast England that is unique in the U.K. because it is served…
Murray Boland is quitting as program director for MTV in the U.K. and will join E4 as head of programs.
The U.K.'s Competition Commission has launched an investigation into the joint venture between British Sky Broadcasting and bookmaker Ladbrokes to develop an interactive TV gambling service.
Pan-American Sports Network (PSN) has again removed its signal from Multicanal, claiming Argentina's No. 2 cabler has failed to pay carriage fees.
Sony Entertainment Television India is on the brink of major restructur-ing in order to contend with tightened market conditions in India and abroad.