Barry Diller first turned the national spotlight on QVC in December 1992, when he took over the network as chairman and increased its revenues dramatically during his two-year tenure. Comcast bought…
The stars -- Delta Burke, Joan Rivers, Victoria Principal -- are not exactly A-list, and the entertainment falls somewhat short of riveting.
Austria and Switzerland have long been well-protected paradises for pubcasters. But while the gates in Austria are gently opening up to commercial competitors, Swiss time has just run out for the…
The goal of most television advertisers is to make sure their messages cut through the clutter. But advertisers using Taiwan's cable systems have a simpler aim: making sure their ads get seen at all.
The Eye net is still basking in the glow of its November sweeps victory, a ratings success fueled by big-ticket specials featuring the likes of Michael Jackson, Carol Burnett, Garth Brooks and…
Australia's three commercial webs are demanding changes to the domestic TV content rules, claiming that the high cost of complying with the existing quotas outweighs the benefits. Some 55% of…
If AOL Time Warner is successful in its multibillion-dollar bid for cable giant AT&T Broadband, the deal will bring more than 25 million U.S. cable subscribers under a single roof and reduce the…
Are Rupert Murdoch and John Malone working in concert or at cross purposes in Germany? That's the question making Teutonic types scratch their heads.
Perhaps signaling a nostalgia wave forming behind such recent retro successes as CBS' Carol Burnett special, the Gurin Co. has acquired domestic rights to "You Asked for It" and "Name That Tune" from…
CBS has given a cast-contingent pilot order to a new comedy from "Yes, Dear" co-exec producers Diane Burroughs and Joey Gutierrez.
ABC News will usher in the New Year with "ABC 2002," a live special anchored by Peter Jennings.