ONdigital, the pay TV platform jointly owned by Carlton Communications and Granada Media, is mired in disputes over its subscriber figures as it prepares for a £2 billion ($2.8 billion) flotation…
Shooting Gallery honcho Stephen Carlis resigned Thursday. He had been expected to remain the company's prexy and chief financial officer after the January closing of a major stock swap with a…
The TV Guide Awards will have two big changes for its third year: a new venue and a new creative direction. The Shrine Expo Center will be the new home for the kudocast, presented Feb. 24 for…
A&E has ponied up about $4.4 million as part of a five-year contract to buy reruns of the most recent 25 two-hour movies featuring Peter Falk as Columbo.
For general entertainment cablers, Super Bowl Sunday represents an opportunity -- to attract an audience that's not interested in football. In the past, TBS combated the mega-game with one of the…
Turner Classic Movies is giving one budding composer the chance to score a silent film. The cable network, along with Film Music magazine and Guitar Center, will present the second Young Film…
French station TF1 is reportedly planning to acquire Eurosport Intl. and its Gallic unit Eurosport France by exercising its right to buy Canal Plus' stake in the two TV channels.
Updated January 1, 2001Czech TV's 3,000 employees came out on strike today after state broadcasting regulators failed to resolve a standoff with the TV station's new director. The regulators voted…
Georgette Deemer, manager of the Hawaii Film Office since 1985, is leaving her post Jan. 12 to join a Honolulu public relations firm as senior director of public affairs.
The idea sounds simple. Give a bunch of people -- a mix of actors and non-pros -- a script with storylines but no dialogue. The unpredictable results have been riveting millions of Japanese for two…
In an effort to improve the lackluster performance of Germany's multichannel service Premiere World, Kirch Pay TV is replacing outgoing managing director Markus Tellenbach with Manfred Puffer.