Embattled cabler Adelphia Communications saw its shares sink another 12% Monday following huge losses the week before as investors bailed at the high debt load and execs promised more financial…
South Africa's independent filmmakers are thrilled at the new local-content requirements imposed on broadcasters by the Independent Committee Authority of South Africa (ICASA).
Fifty new digital specialty channels launched on Canadian television early last September -- just as terrorist attacks on the U.S. shook the world.
"The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away" is how Leo Kirch recently described what is happening to his media empire.While the Lord has been known to work in mysterious ways, it's really the banks…
Oscar winner Marcia Gay Harden ("Pollock") has decided to stick with TV. The thesp, who co-stars in CBS' "The Education of Max Bickford," has now been cast as the lead in the Eye's fall pilot "In the…
Are auds ready for do-good formats? Two of Scandinavia's hottest format makers are hoping so.
Putting its stamp on the recently acquired ABC Family Channel, Alphabet tapped Daytime and Buena Vista Prods. president Angela Shapiro as its prexy. She succeeds Maureen Smith, a holdover from its…
Premiere of the Sally Field drama posted disappointing numbers March 26 for the Alphabet web, coming in third place at 10 p.m. among total viewers (10.1 million) and adults 18-49 (3.5 rating/9…
A team of Hollywood heavyweights have their eye on a whole new ball game.
The search to fill one of the most coveted jobs in Australian pay TV --CEO of the Premium Movie Partnership -- has narrowed to two contenders.
Children's Television Foundation topper Patricia Edgar is ready to retire after 20 years, convinced she's seen off attempts by commercial networks to water down the local kidvid quota.