DirecTV Japan on Tuesday for the first time released the number of subscribers it has in Japan, saying it enlisted 109,000 customers to its service since it started up last December.
A McKinsey Report in Holland indicates it will cost the Dutch government plenty if it cuts commercial advertising from its three state channels.
Modern Times Group (MTG), in another move to pump up its holdings in the Baltic States, says it will launch its pay TV service TV1000 into Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania on or about Oct. 1.
Philip Barry, Jr., a well-known stage, film and television producer, died May 16 of cancer at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. He was 74.
Seeking to ramp up co-productions with U.S. players, TV Azteca has pacted for the first time with Paramount TV to produce a reality show.
A change is gonna come -- that was the message NBC affiliates took home from the Peacock web's three-day affiliate confab this week in Los Angeles.
As expected, Fox will aggressively go after ABC and NBC's Tuesday night lineups by moving its animated hit "King of the Hill" from Sunday to Tuesday at 8 p.m. this fall.
NBC has formally claimed victory for the 1997-98 season and for the May sweeps, which comes as no surprise, since this is probably the first May victory ever clinched on Christmas Eve.
For the first time in more than a decade, 20th Century Fox TV has tied Warner Bros. TV as the top supplier of primetime network programming.
With the final May sweeps numbers tallied, KNBC made a clean sweep of the afternoon/evening news derby over second-ranked KABC.
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