Tom Freston, MTV chairman and CEO, has been named Personality of the Year for the upcoming 17th Mipcom TV mart, the Reed Midem Organization announced Friday.
Cable operator Supercable has charged that digital service provider Digital Latin America (DLA) is refusing to do business in favor of a rival multisystem operator.
The Hungarian arm of Euro cable giant United Pan-Europe Communications (UPC) is sacking 10% of its staff, about 100 employees.
CanWest's Network Ten last week achieved its highest ratings results since the pre-crash 1980s, a welcome windfall for the Ten Group, which last week posted third quarter results down 29% on last…
Multicanal, the second largest cable television operator in Argentina, has scrapped plans to buy back $125 million in bonds due Feb. 3, 2002, because of the country's economic and financial turmoil.
Publisher Richard Desmond said he has secured up to £1 billion ($1.4 billion) from Germany's Commerzbank to fund TV and radio acquisitions.
Sogecable, the biggest film and TV conglom in Spain, has posted net profits of 7.5 million euros ($6.4 million) for the first half of 2001, up 262% from the same period last year. First half revenues…
Hit by the lack of political ad revenue, worth some $12 million in the year-earlier quarter, TV Azteca posted a 6% drop in sales to 1.37 billion pesos ($152 million) over April, May and June.
Call it "Boy Meets Valentine." Up until a few days ago, former "Boy Meets World" star Will Friedle was all set to join the cast of the WB's new fall laffer "Off Centre," from Warner Bros. TV and…
Indie homevid label Anchor Bay Entertainment has inked an exclusive DVD distribution agreement with helmer Wim Wenders.
"Saturday Night Live" creator-exec producer Lorne Michaels has hopped tenpercenteries, landing at CAA for both television and film representation.