The BBC nixed a partial sell-off of BBC Worldwide, the pubcaster's commercial arm, July 17. The decision formed the centerpiece of a review of the division that had been delayed for months.
TV France Intl. sponsored its first U.S. showcase targeting the Latin American feevees in Miami, July 10-13. "We are looking for ways to be more present in Latin America," said Mathieu Bejot…
Nickelodeon's "Rugrats" solidified its hold as the highest-rated programming franchise in cable history by scoring a huge 7.2 rating in cable homes for "All Growed Up," a one-hour primetime special…
When they spearheaded British pay TV powerhouse BSkyB, they were known as Batman and Robin. Now that Sam Chisholm has been tapped as non-executive chairman of Foxtel, observers are tipping David…
They're adding two new executive tadpoles to the Frog management pond. Keith Cox has been tapped to serve as senior VP of alternative programming for the WB network, while Michael Roberts is joining…
The seventh annual Cairo Arab Festival for Radio and TV (CAMAR TV 2001) unspooled July 2-8 on an upbeat note with many regional channels seeking to expand.
Over a year since the Singapore Broadcasting Authority issued five temporary digital licenses, permanent projects are emerging as players set their sights on regional dominance.
NBC continued to rule the primetime ratings in key demos last week behind its unscripted Monday hits, while CBS surged to the top in overall audience in an otherwise dreadful week for the broadcast…
ABC Cable Networks Group is reorganizing, realigning the group's businesses along individual network lines -- Disney Channel, Toon Disney and SoapNet -- and establishing a new global entity to…
Former Bubble Factory, Spelling and Warner Bros. TV exec Gerard Bocaccio has been hired as the No. 2 programming exec at general entertainment cabler FX.
Production designer Steve Bass has been tapped to design the 53rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards kudocast.