Pubcaster Doordarshan has been given a greenlight signal by its regulating body Prasar Bharati to offer direct-to-home satellite services.
"Ananda," the new talker from King World Prods, starring MTV and BET personality Ananda Lewis, has been declared a firm go for syndie in fall 2001. King World has closed station deals in 16 markets…
The high costs of attracting subscribers helped push Japan's direct-to-home satcaster Sky PerfecTV into the red for the first half of the business year as its midterm earnings stood at a net loss of…
A week after the nets flubbed Election Night coverage -- mistakenly declaring first Gore, then Bush the victor in Florida -- Fox News topper Roger Ailes said the nets shouldn't rely on one exit…
Euro station group SBS has tapped Marcus Tellenbach, a veteran international TV exec, to succeed Howard A. "Woody" Knight as chief operating officer. The Swiss-born Tellenbach, who takes over March…
Besides Billy Crystal lookin' mahvelous this year at the 2001 U.S. Comedy Arts Festival, Fox's sketch hit show of the '90s "In Living Color" will be feted.
VH1 is readying the ultimate battle of the bands. The cabler is beginning production on a 13-episode reality skein "Bands on the Run."
Samuel L. Jackson will host this years ESPY Awards, which will be shown live from the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas on Feb. 12 on ESPN.
MultiThematiques, France's rapidly expanding theme channel company, has taken its first tentative step into the Latin American market with the $8 million acquisition of Brazil's Eurochannel from…
"South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are as antsy as anybody over the presidential election coming to a swift and decisive end.
Longtime children's TV host Fred Rogers will hang up his cardigan for the last time next week, when he tapes his final original episode of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood."