Surveying the numbers that show his network's World Cup soccer coverage improved 18% compared with four years ago, ESPN senior VP of programming Mark Quenzel said, succinctly, "I'm pumped!"
The 2002 World Cup soccer tournament, which wrapped June 30 with Brazil beating Germany 2-0, drew up to 500 million TV viewers around the globe.
News Corp. chief Rupert Murdoch may capitalize on the upheaval in Vivendi Universal's executive suite by securing a discount on his planned acquisition of the French conglom's Italian pay TV division…
Commercial revenue dropped by almost 8%, but profits dropped even further as Danish pubcaster TV2/Danmark posted an $8 million profit in 2001, compared with $12 million in the previous year.
African Broadcast Network, a South African-based satcaster, has been offered a primetime slot on Uganda's most watched station, Wavah Broadcasting Services.
Sweden's Millennium Media Group has signed a three-year pact with Canal Plus Nordic under which the French-based paybox will transmit the channels airing on MMG's NonStop TV, including E! and…
Fears of sabotage by the Falun Gong, the controversial religious sect banned by the Chinese government, forced two mainland TV stations to scrap live coverage of official speeches last week…
Buena Vista Intl. Television has named Steve Copestake vice president for marketing.
A BBC-led consortium has won the digital terrestrial licences once held by the now defunct paybox ITV Digital.
ITV's programming supremo David Liddiment is stepping down after five years on the job.
Buena Vista Intl. Television has named Steve Copestake as its vice president for marketing.