All major news channels made the pledge in letters released last week by Rep. W.J. "Billy" Tauzin (R-La.), who wants a full and detailed accounting of how and why certain journalistic decisions were…
TNN, recently redubbed the National Network, has picked up the cable rights to repeats of Pamela Anderson syndie action hour "V.I.P." from Columbia TriStar TV Distrib.
NBC has named Mitch Metcalf to the newly dusted-off position of program planning and scheduling chief.
NBC has renewed the ATG-produced frosh laffer "Cursed" for the rest of the season -- a big victory for a show which came close to crashing before it launched. The nine-episode order is only the…
Costs associated with the acquisition of Western Intl. Communications pushed CanWest Global into the red in the fourth quarter.
An antitrust watchdog is urging the government to break up exit poll consortium Voter News Service, blamed, in part, for TV reporters' bad election night calls.
Restless European channel launcher SBS Broadcasting is increasing its presence in its most profitable market -- Holland -- by buying up News Corp.'s 50% stake in TV10, the holding company for Dutch…
"Oz" creator Tom Fontana has landed a commitment at Fox to develop a high concept series about three troubled characters whisked away to a secret location and forced to live on their own under their…
A weak stock market and the belly flop in share price recorded by the last media company to list its shares has led Japan's leading cable TV company, Jupiter Telecommunications Co., to call off its…
Dutch TV firm Endemol has taken its first steps in China, inking a co-production deal with Procter & Gamble (China Ltd.), Shanghai STV and Sino Universal Media to produce a weekly, primetime…