In a landmark deal that could provide crucial momentum to the nation's foundering digital TV transition, Sony and Warner Bros. are expected today to announce a pact with the world's top electronics…
UPN topper Dean Valentine threw down the ratings gauntlet Monday, predicting that the Smackdown net will dominate its Frog net rival next year. Valentine went on a limb and made the claim "based on…
Barry Diller's USA Networks is looking to corner the market on getting people to plan their vacations through their computers and with their digital set-top boxes.
Alliance Atlantis has inked a deal with Discovery Networks Intl. giving Discovery a 35% stake in a digital health channel to be launched in September.
ESPN International has tapped Antonio Barreto as senior vice president, general manager of Latin America.
The marquee value of Tiger Woods has catapulted the PGA Tour to record license fees that add up to about $850 million for a collection of four-year contracts with ABC, CBS, NBC, USA, ESPN and the…
Former journalist and politician Carole Taylor was tapped on Monday as the Canadian Broadcasting Corp.'s new chairperson of the board, as predicted (Daily Variety, July 15).
Pacific Digital Media, the Taiwan-based broadcaster awarded a pay TV license in Hong Kong in December, is strongly denying that it is about to abandon plans to roll out subscription services.
Robert Downey Jr. pleaded no contest to drug charges on Monday and was sentenced to three years probation, including one year in a live-in drug rehabilitation program, as part of a deal with…
Up against tough competish, "The News With Brian Williams" is off to a slow start in its new timeslot on MSNBC.
MSNBC has upped Erik Sorenson to the newly created post of president and general manager.
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