French cable and satellite TV channels had revenues of 5 billion francs ($668 million) in 2000, up 28% from the previous year, according to an annual report.
U.S.-German film and music producer In-Motion is expanding into music television, acquiring a roughly 6% stake in German music television group Viva Media.
Expressing concern about Liberty Media's planned $5 billion purchase of six regional cable systems from Deutsche Telekom, European broadcasting giant RTL Group is asking German federal regulators to…
A French cable channel has flouted one of France's most sacrosanct broadcasting rules: the banning of movies from TV on a Saturday night.
The Czech Broadcasting Council said that it is beginning administrative proceedings against TV3, which it accuses of acting as a pirate broadcaster.
The World Wrestling Federation will produce "WWF Divas," a one-hour primetime entertainment special for UPN in March that'll be similar to the annual TV edition of the "Sports Illustrated Swimsuit…
A collection of empty soundbytes, WNET's "The Inside Reel: Digital Filmmaking" is a lazy and dated look at Hollywood's love affair with the tech revolution. Strangely reliant on scads of 2-year-old…
ABC is showing some brotherly love to "Philly." Alphabet has picked up the back-nine segs of the Steven Bochco-produced drama, ensuring a full season of 22 episodes for the rookie skein. "Philly,"…
NBC's San Francisco chronicles are far from over. Eager to finally buy its way into the market, NBC is in talks with both Young Broadcasting (which owns current affil KRON-TV) and Granite…
The British army major under investigation for allegedly cheating when he won the top £1 million ($1.4 million) prize on ITV's "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" was arrested Thursday.
The fate of TV-6, Russia's most high-profile independent broadcaster, will be decided by a Moscow court today -- and the signs don't look good for the scrappy station.