The Conseil Superieur de l'Audiovisuel (CSA), France's broadcasting authority, took a swipe at the French government Wednesday for dragging its heels on digital terrestrial TV.
HBO's $120 million "Band of Brothers" World War II miniseries will preem June 6 -- D-Day -- at Utah Beach in France, one of the Allied Forces' Normandy landing sites.
Four Spanish production houses Wednesday formed the largest film and TV rights brokerage company in the Spanish-speaking world.
While some media congloms are trimming personnel to weather tough economic times, Viacom's Mel Karmazin is turning to division heads to overcome them.
U.S.-owned Crown Castle Intl. and Italy's pubcaster RAI are close to inking an agreement for the sale of a 49% stake in RaiWay, the company that controls the transmission network of RAI.
John Lasseter has reupped with Pixar Animation Studios, inking a 10-year contract to continue overseeing the creative development of films at the studio behind "Toy Story."
The SES group, Europe's Astra satellite system operator, and Vivendi Universal unit Canal Plus Technologies have launched a digital video broadcasting multimedia home platform version of the Astra…
MGM and NBC Enterprises have finalized a multiyear output alliance, under which MGM will provide distribution services for all NBC Studios programming across all territories outside of North America…
Viewers were curious enough about Joan Cusack to make her new ABC laffer a big winner in its Tuesday debut as "What About Joan" drew some of the net's best midseason ratings in several years.
As Europe copes with foot-and-mouth disease, Hollywood is battling its own affliction: the FOS virus, or fear of strike.
ABC is heading "Downtown" once again. ABC News' "20/20 Downtown" will return to the alphabet web's primetime sked, beginning in mid-June.