The first week of digital broadcasting in Oz was marked by reception interference, viewer apathy and the unavailability of TV set top converters.
The Kirch Group has sold pubcasters ARD and ZDF broadcasting rights to two dozen 2002 World Cup soccer matches for roughly $100 million.
Mary Matalin is switching roles on "Crossfire." Instead of hosting the CNN political talkshow, she'll be in the guest chair.
Rupert Murdoch's Star TV is earmarking $500 million for direct-to- home (DTH) satellite broadcasting.
Giant Spanish conglom Telefonica Media looks poised to take 60% in top local distribber Manga Films. A memorandum of understanding has been signed by the Barcelona-based distribber and TM, a subsid…
Sunday's People's Choice Awards may have kicked off kudos history for the new millennium, but judging from the habitual trophy handoffs to "Friends" and "ER," for favorite TV comedy and drama, the…
The Federal Communications Commission thinks News Corp.'s acquisition of Chris-Craft may buck an ownership precedent the FCC set years ago to greenlight Rupert Murdoch's earlier round of TV station…
Broadcast and cable networks and a sports league have joined the Motion Picture Assn. of America fight for digital copy protection and a say-so in how to stop programming piracy.
The major studios can officially start breaking out the champagne: Another general-entertainment cable net, Viacom's TNN, has agreed to pony up a total of $10 million to buy a basic-cable window to…
After surviving two networks, two studios and numerous timeslots, Imagine Television's "The PJs" is once again fighting for its life. The current home of the Eddie Murphy produced and voiced toon…
NBC has made the latest salvo in the burgeoning Thursday night war this midseason, pulling the frosh laffer "The Weber Show" off the air during February sweeps, as expected.