Commercial entrepreneurs have long seen regional TV as the domain of pubcasters, and many are put off by legal hurdles that differ from state to state that make launching local channels a minefield.
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The government is planning the first broadcast license sale in 40 years, tripling the number of stations to 90.
A prominent Washington trustbuster who most recently headed up the Federal Trade Commission assailed the proposed EchoStar/DirecTV merger Tuesday, saying it would create a "virtual perfect monopoly"…
Struggling Czech station TV3 ceased broadcasting Sunday after the Czech Broadcasting Council ruled it had been operating illegally for a month.
The take-up for digital satellite high-definition television, launched Dec. 1, 2000, has disappointed the local industry.
India's version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" will double its prize money to $4 million when it goes back on the air in January.
CBS has taken the seasonal lead in total viewers with its fourth straight weekly victory, while NBC continues its mastery in key young-adult demos.
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Reality format giant Endemol is mulling legal action against Russian indie net TV-6, claiming latter's controversial show "Za Steklomi" (Behind the Glass) is a ripoff of its "Big Brother."
TV Globo has formally announced it will produce "Big Brother" under the auspices of Endemol Globo, its 50-50 joint venture with the Dutch giant.
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