In certain geeky circles, a mention of Orlando, Fla., is still met with laughter -- and not because of the 2000 election.
In a bow to deregulation, the FCC, led by chair Michael Powell, voted to abolish a rule prohibiting joint ownership of a Big Four TV network and a so-called emerging net like UPN or the WB.
Televisa is shutting down its 13-year-old pan-regional news net ECO as the Mexican media conglom continues to slash costs.
There's a major new buyer on the playing field for international sports rights: Arnon Milchan, chairman of New Regency.
Danish commercial broadcaster TvDanmark is going to court Monday in order to issue gag orders to the three contestants who walked out of reality show "Big Brother."
Loss-making digital pay TV platform Stream will diversify into film production, it announced Thursday.
Channel 5 has received a £6 million ($8 million) boost in its 2001 programming budget from shareholders RTL and United Business Media. It comes on top of a $28 million increase at the beginning of…
Jupiter Telecommunications, Japan's leading MSO, has doubled its subs to 978,000, compared with last year.
In its latest growth-oriented move, Handprint Entertainment has tapped Evan Weiss to run the management-production company's television division.
Showtime has bought the North American premiere of "The Believer," which won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2001 Sundance Film Festival, but with an interesting wrinkle: The movie's producers will be…
The possibility of writers and actors going on strike is having an impact on planning for another staple of the TV biz: The summer Television Critics Assn. press tour.