NBC has proven that it can win even with woeful Saturday numbers, but it's beginning to push its luck. Last week, according to Nielsen, the Peacock net edged its rivals in the key demo of adults…
Steven Spielberg, Stephen King and Clive Barker are putting together original programming for the Sci Fi Channel.
While CME founder Ronald Lauder battles the Czech Republic in a London court for compensation over the loss of Nova TV, more international investors are angered about their treatment in the territory.
Black Entertainment Television has laid off approximately 50 staffers in the cable net's Washington, D.C., New York and Los Angeles offices.
Back in 1992 Barry Schulman engineered an unusual career move: He quit as chief programmer of one of the most lucrative TV stations in the country, WBZ Boston, to join a rookie network called the Sci…
Get ready for a new buzzword: A Los Angeles venture called Brand-Cast is looking to blur the worlds of entertainment and advertising by packaging what's being called "advertainment" for computer and…
Italy's Senate has ruled that all terrestrial analog broadcasting must go digital by the end of 2006, making it the first country in Europe to fix a deadline.
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Ibidlive.tv, which allows users to bid online and watch the real-time results on TV, has pacted with American Movie Classics to create the cable channel's first live, Internet-enabled, televised…
The rule for acquiring product used to be simple -- thrash out huge package deals with a couple of U.S majors then flesh out skeds with local productions.
Execs at media conglom Kirch Group have admitted that they are unhappy with their faltering pay TV service Premiere World, adding that it has taken longer to develop than had been anticipated.