News Corp.'s direct-to-home satcasting ambitions in South Korea have been thwarted: A rival consortium has won the country's first satellite broadcasting license.
The escalating struggle of rebel Czech TV staff protesting against new management's political interference is bubbling into a maelstrom that could bring down the country's government.
The broadcasting industry has asked the government to waive its 10% revenue-sharing arrangement for direct-to-home satellite TV ventures.
Brazil's Congress has passed a bill banning tobacco companies from buying TV ad time and sponsoring events, a move that will cut broadcast and print revs.
National Geographic Channels Intl. and its joint venture partner Alliance Atlantis Communications have been granted four licenses by the Canadian Radio-Television Telecommunications Commission to…
Germany and the U.K. paced the European TV production biz in 1999, leading the top five territories in the number and financial value of their original firstrun programming.
The fourth quarter numbers may not be so hot because of a slowdown in the economy, but broadcast TV's ad revenues for the first nine months of the year were solid. The overall increase in total…
Universal Studios Networks has received a license to broadcast two of its leading digital channels in Japan. It plans to launch Studio Universal and 13th Street at the end of 2001 on the new CS110…
No one should do a double take over Showtime's production of "The Queens of Comedy" standup special for an exclusive premiere late next month: Spike Lee's "The Original Kings of Comedy" racked up a…
NBC has once again shifted the airdates for its miniseries "Jackie, Ethel, Joan: Women of Camelot" -- but don't blame the Kennedy clan this time. "Women of Camelot" will now air on Sunday, March 4…