No show has earned more free passes than "Frasier," NBC's Tuesday night mainstay that may not be the gem it once was but has become as machinelike as a years-old vaudeville act.
Canuck DTH satellite providers, producers and cable companies hailed a Supreme Court of Canada decision Friday against foreign satellite services as a major victory for the Canadian TV biz.
Politicos in Brazil's upper house of Congress have passed controversial new taxes for the pay TV and film industries -- dubbed Condecine -- but the Hollywood majors intend to fight them in court.
With Germany's media industry plagued by financial fatalities on the Neuer Markt, a serious advertising slump and the fall of the once-mighty TV and rights conglom the Kirch Group, many media…
Pay TV is pooping out all over Europe.
Vivendi Universal chief Jean-Marie Messier has told staff he plans to ditch the merger between Telepiu, the loss-making Italian arm of pay TV unit Canal Plus, and News Corp.'s Italian digital…
When it comes to networks owning their own programming, how much is too much?
For years they were too old for "Sesame Street" and too young for "Animal House." But now tweens are the hottest demo in Hollywood.
To hear Neal Shapiro tell it, "Dateline NBC" might as well be called "Friends." According to the NBC News prexy -- and former "Dateline" topper -- the secret to the success of the Peacock's newsmag…
The Philippine cable industry has resolved a bitter financial dispute that has kept Star Group's popular channels off the tube for six months.
Acknowledging the downturn in the trade show biz, cablers have opted for a big-tent approach to their annual gathering next week in New Orleans.