Bob Sieber, head of research for the Turner cable networks and the exec most responsible for elevating cable to near-parity with broadcasters in the Nielsen ratings, has retired.
Locking in a key piece of its 2002-03 development picture, Fox Broadcasting Co. is finalizing a big-bucks deal with "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" creator Joss Whedon for a new sci-fi adventure drama.
The corporate upheavals at Germany's EM.TV and the weakening of the Teutonic film funds have not slowed Yoram Gross-EM.TV, Australia's leading animation producer and merchandiser.
Five years after the networks relented to political pressure and incorporated TV content ratings, most viewers still don't care.
Most new theme channels have to go down on their knees and beg if they want a star to grace their launch party.
The big kids have pushed the little ones out of the Saturday ayem TV playground. Up against cross-platform behemoths like Viacom, AOL Time Warner and Disney, webs without synergistic kiddie partners…
France's MultiThematiques will bow its Eurochannel in Spanish-lingo Latin America on Feb. 1, the first move beyond Brazil.
The networks' new offerings have mostly produced lumps of coal in the ratings department this fall, but with the New Year comes optimism -- and resolutions to do better.
Channel 4 is fighting off suggestions that it ended up with its second-choice candidate for chief executive after finally confirming the appointment of Mark Thompson to the web's top job.
The latest telenovela from Television Nacional de Chile (TVN) has shattered daily and season ratings records -- grabbing a whopping 80% audience share -- and solidifying the broadcaster's position.
These are strange days indeed when "Terminator 3" and "Titanic" return to the headlines with barely a mention of James Cameron.