After a summer marred with controversy, ABC News harvested a double vote of confidence this week, nabbing Ted Koppel for another five years and raking in 11 news and documentary Emmy Awards -- more…
The CanWest Global television network is spending C$23.9 million ($16 million) over five years to set up and run a fund to help film and television producers in Canada's four western provinces.
Disney has reorganized its ABC daytime and firstrun syndie/cable programming efforts under the new banner Buena Vista Prods.
The BBC has bought a half-hour slot on Indian national broadcaster Doordarshan's (DD) Metro channel. Kiddie favorite "Teletubbies" will air in the 3:30-4 p.m. slot beginning Sept. 18. Program will…
Veteran international exec Peter Hughes, exec VP and co-head of Universal Intl. TV, will retire at the end of September. UIT is the foreign TV distrib arm of the Hollywood major.
At the 1972 Munich Olympic Games, a group of eight Palestinian revolutionaries took a group of Israeli athletes hostage, and the disastrous daylong siege played out before a global television…
BSkyB will start selling Europe's first personal TV recorders in the U.K. next year, which will combine a digital satellite decoder with a hard disk for recording.
Perhaps they should call it "premiere month" instead of "premiere week": NBC has officially announced it will stagger its fall series launches throughout October to avoid competing with baseball…
Producer and filmmaker Costa-Gavras has joined the board of French pubcaster France Television, France's broadcasting body, le Conseil Superieur de l'Audiovisuel.
George Back, the veteran distributor who has sold syndicated TV programs ranging from "The Mike Douglas Show" in the 1960s and '70s to "Baywatch" in the '90s, has engineered a career change: He's…
Pubcaster channels RTR and RTR 2 Kultura are launching a rebranding and redesign initiative that employs the services of Novocom.