The ongoing war between cable networks and cable operators over the high price of doing business could claim two victims on Jan. 1: The Disney Channel and cable subscribers in Akron, Ohio.
MTV will be making some noise in Times Square New Year's Eve with live performances by Marilyn Manson, BBMAK, XZIBIT and Papa Roach.
Pay TV operators are getting nervous about finding content to fill empty channels before their launch in Hong Kong's newly liberated market. They want to buy local movie rights, but blockbusters are…
USA Networks has promoted some top execs in its Affiliate Distribution operation.
Veteran CNN staffer Kelli Arena has been named Justice Dept. correspondent for the 24-hour news cabler. Arena replaces Pierre Thomas, who ankled the post in the fall to join ABC News.
Nickelodeon has appointed Nicky Parkinson as U.K. managing director, heading up a new senior management trio with general manager Paul Lindley and director of programs Howard Litton.
Discovery Communications has upped Andy Holtzman to senior VP, discovery exhibits and events.
Visit Variety's Golden Globes 2001Roman emperors and drug czars paced the race for the 58th annual Golden Globe awards, as "Gladiator" and "Traffic" nabbed five nominations each. Earning four apiece…
Pakistan Telecommunications Authority has suspended Star TV's license to operate in the local market until the governmental agency has approved the company's carriage fees.
Andi Sporkin, senior veep of communications for CBS Enterprises, has ankled the CBS family to join Sony's syndie operation, Columbia TriStar TV Distribution, in a similar capacity.
Vincent Grimond has been named Canal Plus' man in Hollywood in Thursday's much-awaited announcement of the new pecking order at Vivendi Universal's film and TV division. Among sweeping changes at the…