Turner Classic Movies is giving one budding composer the chance to score a silent film. The cable network, along with Film Music magazine and Guitar Center, will present the second Young Film…
French station TF1 is reportedly planning to acquire Eurosport Intl. and its Gallic unit Eurosport France by exercising its right to buy Canal Plus' stake in the two TV channels.
Updated January 1, 2001Czech TV's 3,000 employees came out on strike today after state broadcasting regulators failed to resolve a standoff with the TV station's new director. The regulators voted…
Georgette Deemer, manager of the Hawaii Film Office since 1985, is leaving her post Jan. 12 to join a Honolulu public relations firm as senior director of public affairs.
The idea sounds simple. Give a bunch of people -- a mix of actors and non-pros -- a script with storylines but no dialogue. The unpredictable results have been riveting millions of Japanese for two…
In an effort to improve the lackluster performance of Germany's multichannel service Premiere World, Kirch Pay TV is replacing outgoing managing director Markus Tellenbach with Manfred Puffer.
French pay TV giant Canal Plus has appointed Emmanuel Gout as chairman of Italian subsidiary Telepiu.
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."
Court TV, which has more than doubled its primetime ratings in the last two years through the scheduling of rerun series such as "Homicide: Life on the Street" and "Cops," will start commissioning…
ABC may not have scored a touchdown with its "Monday Night Football" telecasts this season -- household ratings were down by 7% year to year -- but most observers say the series got an adrenaline…