It's been said that a single person can make a difference if they have the courage to stand up for what they believe in. Of course, it's even more effective if that individual just happens to be a…
Conan O'Brien's head writer is moving from "Late Night" to primetime. Jonathan Groff, chief scribe of the NBC talker since September 1995, is ankling in order to create and develop comedy series for…
While execs at Fox News Channel, CNN and MSNBC deny political favoritism, the ratings for the recent Democratic and Republican conventions tell a different story.
Brazil's largest pay TV operator, Globo Cabo, has recovered from last year's crisis, but cash flow has shrunk and subscriber base is only growing slowly, according to its second quarter report and…
Leading broadcaster TV Globo and sister Internet portal Globo.com have purchased the exclusive TV and Internet rights for Festa do Peao Boiadeiro, the largest rodeo and country-music fest in Latin…
Star TV has plans to launch a business channel in Hindi though no launch date has been set. The Rupert Murdoch-owned satcaster also has plans to introduce Fox News, Fox Kids and U.K. Granada as part…
The Communist Party (CPI), the ruling party in the southern state of Kerala, has launched a Malayalam-language channel. Web has public as well as private shareholders.
ESPN is expanding its "X-Games" franchise, an annual extreme sports competition held in the U.S. and Thailand, into a year-round, internationally based event.
Peace Arch Entertainment has acquired world distribution rights to "Now and Forever," a feature film being produced in Saskatchewan by Edge Entertainment in association with new Canuck media giant…
Artisan Entertainment has promoted Gary Rubin to executive VP of Artisan Television. He will report directly to Artisan CEO Amir Malin. Rubin will continue to be based in Artisan's Santa Monica…
Leading Japanese direct-to-home satcaster Sky PerfecTV has established a joint venture company with telecom carrier NTT that will provide interactive services and manage subscriber services.