At the 1972 Munich Olympic Games, a group of eight Palestinian revolutionaries took a group of Israeli athletes hostage, and the disastrous daylong siege played out before a global television…
ESPN Intl. has tapped Jorge Enrique Berthely affil sales director, based in Mexico City. Berthely joins ESPN Intl. from HBO Ole Marketing Services, where he was sales and marketing regional…
Mexico's No. 2 web, TV Azteca, has joined forces with Pappas Telecasting to launch another Spanish-lingo broadcast net in the U.S. Azteca has long been interested in entering the U.S. market, but an…
When it comes to launching successful fall programs, any network exec will tell you it's all about the hype. So how does the WB hype "Hype," a half-hour comedy sketch show that mocks ... hype?
Hearst-Argyle Television said Thursday it has agreed to pay $185 million in cash for a news-heavy ABC affiliate in Manchester, N.H., that's known for its quadrennial coverage of the Granite State's…
Twentieth Television is hoping to stir up its development slate with "Talk Soup" alum John Henson. Former MTV veejay Kennedy and sexpert Dr. Drew Pinsky are also on the studio's roster.
It's not easy being Pax. With smaller budgets and weaker distribution, the family values net can't compete with the big networks when it comes to programming, power and prestige.
Spanish-lingo TV viewers can look forward to more laughs and more news this season. Both major U.S. Spanish-language TV networks -- leader Univision and second-place Telemundo -- will air original…
Making its debut in a new region, National Geographic Channel Intl. will bow in Brazil Nov. 1 and will launch in Spanish-lingo Latam markets in the first quarter of 2001.
Producing an original weekly TV series is not cheap. Yet with the popularity of HBO's "The Sopranos" and "Sex and the City," more cablers, both basic and pay, are developing and producing their own…
After a summer marred with controversy, ABC News harvested a double vote of confidence this week, nabbing Ted Koppel for another five years and raking in eleven news and documentary Emmy Awards--more…