Canuck web Global Television has given C$1.5 million ($1 million) to the Canadian Film Centre, the country's training ground for film, TV and new media. The check marks the largest single donation to…
At least four advertisers, including wireless provider Verizon, have asked not to be featured during future episodes of Paramount's "Dr. Laura" after their spots were unwittingly run during the…
Telefe Intl., the sales/distrib arm of the leading Argentine broadcaster, is taking over as the international sales rep for Azul TV. Azul, the No. 3 network in Argentina, and Telefe are both owned by…
British cable group NTL is reportedly set to join an investment consortium that is exclusively negotiating to buy Bavaria's cable system from Deutsche Telekom.
Thematic channel distributor Zone Vision has announced the launch of its telenovela channel Romantica in Turkey on the DigiTurk platform. Web, the second Zone Vision channel in Turkey (Reality TV, a…
Granada Media has purchased a 45% share in independent Irish station TV3 in a £29.3 million ($41 million) deal.
Michele Cotta, director of French pubcaster France 2, has slammed such shows as "Survivor" and "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," saying that they are involved in "the exploitation of violence, money…
The New York Yankees have proposed renewing their exclusive contract with the MSG regional cable net for a whopping $1.4 billion for the next 10 years, and MSG has named Seth Abraham, prexy of Time…
Playwright Alexandra Cunningham has inked an overall deal with Steven Bochco Prods. to write for current Bochco shows and develop original and assigned material.
NBC may have been the big Emmy winner Sunday night, but ABC's telecast of the show has made the Alphabet web a big winner, too. According to preliminary national results from Nielsen, the three-hour…
ABC News is close to announcing that Jack Ford will be named a substitute anchor for Charles Gibson on "Good Morning America."