With broadband cable on the way, German broadcasting regulators, and public and commercial webs settled Wednesday on the Multimedia Home Platform (MHP) as the standard for digital reception.
Fireworks Television, a subsidiary of Canada's CanWest Global Communications, has promoted development staffer Erika Grenadier to director of development.
Latino pay TV programmer Pramer has teamed with Zone Vision to launch its new film channel, Europa, Europa, which is skedded for an Oct. 1 bow in Latin America.
Andrew Winter has been promoted to head of sales and general manager at U.K.-based documentary distrib NBDtv. Reporting to managing director Nicky Davies-Williams, Winter will oversee the sales team…
An executive shakedown at German media giant Kirch's pay TV division has resulted in the exit of Manfred Puffer, CEO of financially troubled multichannel digital platform Premiere World.
Epsilon, a much-ballyhooed pan-Euro joint venture set up to rival the Hollywood majors, was officially axed Sept. 14 by its two owners, Italy's Mediaset and Germany's Kirch Group.
Jill Hennessy re-enters the series television world with an image far different from her deputy district attorney on "Law & Order." Stories shouldn't end as neatly as the one in the pilot -- Jordan's…
Scotland Yard is investigating whether a £1 million ($1.5 million) winner on ITV quizzer "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" cheated with the aid of an ally in the audience.
NBC's search for sitcom success knows no borders: Peacock is developing a half-hour laffer based on hugely popular Latin American sudser "Betty La Fea."
Fox Television chairman Brian Mulligan resigned unexpectedly Wednesday, apparently burned out by nine months atop News Corp.'s wide-ranging TV operations, including the station group, sports and…
Nervous about appearing insensitive to the victims of last week's terrorist attacks, advertisers are being extra-cautious about where their TV ads are seen.