Incoming Academy of Television Arts & Sciences chairman Bryce Zabel has finalized his executive committee, which meets today to explore the org's Emmy options.
Columbia TriStar TV Distribution has begun sealing top-market deals with TV stations to air repeats of HBO comedy "The Larry Sanders Show."
Pope John XXIII, famous for modernizing the Roman Catholic church and doing away with Latin mass in 1962, has become the subject of two competing German/Italian miniseries.
Munich-based TV Loonland AG in November will start its first computer-generated images production, in cooperation with German kids web Super RTL and Cologne-based producer GUM Studios.
Pledging to double the company's already notable efforts to promote diversity and cultural understanding, MTV Networks chairman Tom Freston received the Mipcom Personality of the Year award at a…
Qatar-based Arab news agency Al-Jazeera is in the eye of the storm. The Taliban is giving them releases and interviews because it trusts them more than Western networks. And while decrying its…
Hollywood's heavyweights will begin coming home today from the 17th annual Mipcom TV trade show happier about business than they expected to be.
CNN vaulted to the top of the Nielsen cable ratings in both primetime and total day last week, catapulted by its coverage Sunday of the U.S. air strikes on Afghanistan.
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…