Japan's leading cable TV company Jupiter Telecommunications is planning to upgrade its broadcast facilities and lines for digital transmission capability by fall 2000, a Japanese business daily…
Although NATPE has become more of a showcase than a programming market, some big deals may be in store for January's confab.
HBO Latin America has inked a five-year agreement with Galaxy Latin America under which the operator will have exclusive satellite pay TV rights in Brazil for the premium film channels HBO, HBO2 and…
After one of its roughest weeks ever, Fox may have started the process of turning around its foundering primetime ship thanks to buoyant season-premiere numbers for "Ally McBeal."
Stephen Frears, who is completing "High Fidelity" for Disney, is poised for a return to his low-budget British roots, with a deal to direct "Liam" for BBC Films.
The drums of the "dumbing down" tribe are once again sounding in the U.K. following the release of a study criticizing the state of British terrestrial television.
The New York Yankees are playing great baseball -- a little too great, as far as NBC is concerned.
ABC has picked up the back nine episodes of "Snoops,'' the David E. Kelley crime drama that most pundits expected would be quickly axed this fall.
Hoping to capitalize on Hollywood's current bout of Latin fever, Telemundo entertainment prexy Nely Galan has ankled the Spanish-lingo network and relaunched her Galan Entertainment banner.
Will Smith, Mariah Carey, Rage Against the Machine, Dr. Dre and Korn will join MTV for "Spankin' New Music Week," which runs on the cable net Nov. 1-5.
Viewers touched by the WB's "Angel'' can rejoice: The network Monday ordered the back nine episodes of the "Buffy, the Vampire Slayer'' spinoff.