Buena Vista TV India chief executive officer Pratik Basu said Disney wants its presence in regional language channels across six states in the next three months, targeting Marathi, Tamil, Bengali…
New film accounting rules pushed Sony Corp. deeply into the red last quarter as the company took a whopping charge of $968 million in film and TV.
U.K. satcaster BSkyB will become a digital-only service in June, 18 months earlier than planned, owing to unexpectedly high subscription growth on its Sky Digital platform. The company revealed in…
The still-in-development U.S. version of the National Geographic Channel has set up a division for programming and production, elevating Andrew Wilk to run it as exec VP. In addition to drawing on a…
Playboy TV Intl. has inked a distrib deal with Venevision Intl., which will be the exclusive sales rep of Playboy-branded programming to open TV broadcasters in Latin America, Spain and Portugal.
At a 90-minute board meeting Wednesday in Madrid, Juan Villalonga proffered his resignation as prexy of giant telco Telefonica, while Cesar Alierta was duly voted the new prexy. The board issued an…
Victor Neufeld, the ABC News exec who has overseen the "20/20" franchise since 1988, will be promoted to senior executive producer of the program as the trio of primetime newsmags undergoes a…
Wrestling fans of TBS' weekly Wednesday night "WCW Thunder" are going to get lots of extra information, be able to play games and communicate with other aficionados in real time if they have their TV…
National Geographic Channels Worldwide has licensed BBC science and technology series "Tomorrow's World."
The AXN Action channel in Asia, backed by Sony, is putting new emphasis on extreme sports with youth appeal.
Scribe Rene Echevarria has signed on as co-exec producer of Fox's new Jim Cameron sci-fi skein "Dark Angel" as part of a just-inked overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV. "Rene is a gifted writer…