At least 27 companies have applied for licenses for the digital terrestrial platform being offered by the Finnish government.
U.K. cable operator Telewest enjoyed a dramatic rise in TV subscriptions in 1998, and has also announced plans to launch its digital TV platform in the fall.
A half-dozen directors of commercials were nominated Thursday by the Directors Guild of America for awards as a result of their work in 1998.
The most expensive French-lingo pic of all time, Claude Zidi's $49 million "Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar," stormed into the record books Wednesday with an estimated first-day gross of $2.8 million.
France Telecom, the giant telecommunications company that is France's main cable company, has suffered a setback in its ongoing battle with rival cabler NC Numericable.
CBS Prods. and Columbia TriStar TV are developing a Mafia drama for fall based on the movie "Donnie Brasco" and executive produced by Mark Johnson and John Lee Hancock, the team behind the Eye web's…
Noggin, the educational kids cable web from Nickelodeon and Children's Television Workshop, launched this week with a modest 1.5 million to 2 million subscribers, according to Tom Ascheim, general…
It's time -- again -- for "Family Feud." Pearson Television's syndie revival of the gameshow chestnut has been picked up for a fall debut by KCAL Los Angeles, UPN affil WPWR Chicago, Fox affil KTVU…
Twelve-year "Monday Night Football" vet Dan Dierdorf is ankling the primetime pigskin franchise, citing ABC Sports' refusal to guarantee him a new contract.
Nine months after undergoing brain surgery, Gene Siskel is heeding doctors' advice and taking a seven-month break from his TV and print duties to fully recover from the operation.
The WB netlet is launching the midseason Spelling TV drama "Rescue 77" Monday March 15 in the 9 p.m. timeslot where "Hyperion Bay" now airs.