Michael Harris has been appointed general manager of the Canadian Documentary Channel, a digital specialty web launching in the fall.
Spanish film and TV conglom Sogecable has taken some dramatic steps into TV production via its new production unit Produce Plus, which has a vast slate of projects in various stages of production.
Memo to the feds: You worry about your business, we'll worry about ours. That was the overriding opinion of execs in the kid-TV biz at a panel Wedensday titled "The ABC's of Kid-Friendly TV."
E! Networks has made an agreement with Edward Wessex (aka Prince Edward or the Earl of Wessex) and his production company Ardent Prods. to produce and develop docu projects, the first of which will…
Government-owned Indian international telecom carrier Videsh Sanchar Nigam has announced plans to become the country's first direct-to- home (DTH) provider.
In a surprise latenight ruling Jan. 17, Italy's Communications Authority blocked the $365 million acquisition of Vittorio Cecchi Gori's beleaguered TV network Telemontecarlo (TMC) by Telecom Italia's…
FROM NATPEGet ready for another kind of industry convergence: The merger of advertising and programming. As the effectiveness of a traditional 30-second spot continues to decline, advertisers are…
FROM NATPERecession, reschmession: Media buyers and sales execs believe now is the time for advertisers to expand, not cut, their presence.
NBC vet Rosalyn Weinman, executive vice president, broadcast content and East Coast entertainment, is leaving the Peacock to pursue a writing and producing career. Ted Cordes, VP of broadcast…
FROM NATPENAACP president Kweisi Mfume on Tuesday revisited the idea of a possible viewer network boycott, saying hope is waning that the broadcasting industry is doing enough when it comes to…
CBS Broadcasting has sued the Carsey-Werner Co. for allegedly failing to repay a loan of $53.3 million that funded production of the series "Cybill."