In a dramatic 11th hour U-turn, Star TV withdrew its bid for a pay TV license Tuesday as the government announced four other successful applicants.
The first of the Barry Diller-owned local stations to bow is down to just one locally produced show. Miami-USA, better known as WAMI-69, is canceling its news show "The Times" and will lay off about…
What a sight it wasn't as newsies rushed to play an audio tape of the Dec. 1 Supreme Court hearing on the unresolved presidential race. The tape was made available immediately following the morning…
Jim Miller, USA Network's recently named head of original programming, has restructured and expanded the cabler's original programming division and reorganized it into three distinct streams…
Michael Ovitz is learning a tough lesson this fall: In the TV biz, success can actually be more costly than failure. In its first year, Ovitz's fledgling Artists Television Group has chalked up a…
Warner Bros. veteran Kevin Byles has been appointed vice president and general manager at ChumCity Intl.
Doing its part to promote social awareness in the ongoing battle against discrimination, MTV will kick off a yearlong pro-social campaign, dubbed "Fight for Your Rights: Take a Stand Against…
Last week's $38 million investment by Singleton, an Australian ad agency outfit for a 17% stake in private web SCTV is encouraging the network to go for an IPO on the Jakarta Stock Exchange next year.
The Canuck broadcast regulator has selected 16 English and five French-language winners in the first round of the digital sweepstakes. They include a fashion channel, a women's sports web and a gay…
Go Racing, a consortium set up by BSkyB, Channel 4 and Arena Leisure to bid for the media rights to horse racing in the U.K., has all but clinched a £400 million ($575 million) deal that could end up…