Reality TV in the Great White North has been taken to lofty heights by a new Web site called www.U8TV.com and a daily half-hour of TV highlights called "U8TV: The Lofters." Among the eight telegenic…
HBO has purchased cable rights to the documentary "The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg" to broadcast on "Cinemax Reel Life."
Netcaster Neurotrash.com has launched NT Entertainment, an offline production division whose first project is "Prophet Speaks," a jazz docu skedded to bow at the Slamdance Film Festival.
PBS is hatching an "Egg," turning WNET's critically praised arts showcase into a national half-hour weekly series. Program is one of several skeins and specials expected to bow on the pubcaster over…
Blockbuster Inc. and Enron Broadband Services have selected Motorola to manufacture the set-top box the companies will use in their video-on-demand service.
When it comes to figuring out the Internet, local television stations sometimes seem nearly as clueless as their larger network brethren.
Canuck telecom giant BCE announced Tuesday that the deal to create Bell Globemedia by merging BCE, the CTV network and national newspaper the Globe & Mail has been finalized.
In a major break for digital TV, the National Assn. of Broadcasters (NAB) voted Tuesday to stick it out with the current signal standard, rather than switching to a European signal that some consider…
While most traditional media companies have been faulted for embracing the Web too slowly, others have been indicted for their exuberance. Take NBCi. When many Networks were contemplating a homepage…
Rescue talks between German media group Kirch and the troubled EM.TV & Merchandising appeared threatened late Monday as negotiators were at loggerheads on EM.TV reforms, a source close to the talks…