The marquee value of Tiger Woods has catapulted the PGA Tour to record license fees that add up to about $850 million for a collection of four-year contracts with ABC, CBS, NBC, USA, ESPN and the…
Former journalist and politician Carole Taylor was tapped on Monday as the Canadian Broadcasting Corp.'s new chairperson of the board, as predicted (Daily Variety, July 15).
Pacific Digital Media, the Taiwan-based broadcaster awarded a pay TV license in Hong Kong in December, is strongly denying that it is about to abandon plans to roll out subscription services.
Robert Downey Jr. pleaded no contest to drug charges on Monday and was sentenced to three years probation, including one year in a live-in drug rehabilitation program, as part of a deal with…
Up against tough competish, "The News With Brian Williams" is off to a slow start in its new timeslot on MSNBC.
MSNBC has upped Erik Sorenson to the newly created post of president and general manager.
Scout, the Boston-based film and TV shingle behind such features as Errol Morris' "Mr. Death" and Brad Anderson's "Session 9," has inked a production deal with German film company CineAtlantica Media.
Private web M6's revenues leapt 10% in the first half of 2001 thanks to its hit "Big Brother"-style reality show "Loft Story."
Lagardere Media is poised to take a major stake in French major Pathe's TV production division, a Pathe spokesperson said Monday.
Shares in Hughes Electronics fell to a 52-week low Monday as the DirecTV operator reported deeper second-quarter red ink companywide and slashed year-end revenue forecasts for the satcasting unit.
Deutsche Telekom's sale of six regional cable systems to Liberty Media is to be finalized July 28, but the much-ballyhooed high-tech upgrade of the pipes may be long in coming.