Federal Communications Commission chief Michael Powell on Tuesday defended his commitment to the U.S. consumer, noting that concepts like diversity are easy to debate but harder to codify.
The U.S. contingent at Mip took on the world Monday -- Fox doing business with Greece, Universal sharing its history with Italy, Saban renewing vows with Brazil and the World Wrestling Federation…
BBC director general Greg Dyke has come under fire for owning a £1 million ($1.38 million) stake in Ambassador Theatre Group, which has links with ITV broadcaster Carlton Communications.
AOL Time Warner and Oxygen Media have struck a deal that will give the women's cable net distribution in the majority of Time Warner Cable homes.
The head of Canal Plus' French TV channel Monday dismissed as "completely false" reports that the paybox will have a lower presence at the Cannes Intl. Film Festival this year as part of wider…
The first week's ratings for Twentieth Television's local rollout "Texas Justice" indicate the show is holding its own so far.
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Tavis Smiley, the former BET talkshow host, is in talks with ABC News about becoming an occasional contributor to "Primetime Live" and other news programs.
The international arm of 20th Century Fox is adding personnel in its Paris office in the wake of growth in programming and sales abroad.
A lousy advertising market and threatened writers' strike could whack $500 million off the primetime bottom line during the upfront selling season for the Big Four broadcast networks.