Leading broadcaster TV Globo said it will sue rival SBT for airing "Casa dos Artistas," a reality show it alleges is a "cheap copy" of its "Big Brother."
Argentina's Congress is expected to approve legislation in the next few weeks that would stiffen the criminal penalties for illegal broadcasting and signal theft.
Rome-based Catholic satellite TV network Sat2000 will be focusing on pope culture rather than pop culture when it launches a quizshow today focusing on the Bible. "A Deluge of Questions" will air…
While companies are posting weak if not miserable earnings reports, Hans-Holger Albrecht, CEO of Scandinavia's Modern Times Group (MTG) represents a gritty determination to tough things out.
The French may already be tiring of reality formats. The latest addition to the fray, TF1's exhaustive 2-1/2 hour-plus "Star Academy" pilot -- think "Fame" live -- snared a 30% market share in its…
Sustaining losses in its recently launched network, Singapore Press Holdings' plans for a joint-venture in China and a digital out-of-home service are in jeopardy.
It's crunch time for ITV Digital, the U.K.'s troubled terrestrial pay TV platform. Speculation is rife that Carlton Communications and Granada Media -- the two big ITV companies and co-owners of the…
Somewhere between the delight of October's pickups and the despair of its pinkslips lie more than a few new shows that remain in limbo heading into sweeps.
The small-screen biz got a little bit smaller last week. With the slumping TV economy showing no sign of bouncing back any time soon, two major studios took steps to adjust to the difficult times.
If Chuck Dolan's Rainbow Media Holdings has its way, as many as 50 million digital cable homes will eventually be pulling up exclusive, special-interest video-magazine articles on their TV screens as…
As viewers begin to suffer from Osama overload following six weeks of terrorist-themed stories, some newsmag execs are slowly easing back into regular programming. They may be taking their cues from…