The Cable Operators Union has threatened to go on strike in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The union demands that the government withdraw a hike in an entertainment tax imposed earlier this year.
If Wednesday night's Nielsen numbers are any indication, "West Wing" fans are, unsurprisingly, more likely to watch political convention coverage than "Survivor" junkies. A "West Wing" lead-in helped…
The Communist Party (CPI), the ruling party in the southern state of Kerala, has launched a Malayalam-language channel. Web has public as well as private shareholders.
ESPN is expanding its "X-Games" franchise, an annual extreme sports competition held in the U.S. and Thailand, into a year-round, internationally based event.
Peace Arch Entertainment has acquired world distribution rights to "Now and Forever," a feature film being produced in Saskatchewan by Edge Entertainment in association with new Canuck media giant…
Artisan Entertainment has promoted Gary Rubin to executive VP of Artisan Television. He will report directly to Artisan CEO Amir Malin. Rubin will continue to be based in Artisan's Santa Monica…
Leading Japanese direct-to-home satcaster Sky PerfecTV has established a joint venture company with telecom carrier NTT that will provide interactive services and manage subscriber services.
A rosier outlook for Charter Communications' digital roll-out lent considerable luster to the broader sector Thursday, as cable shares climbed substantially on a day most stocks managed only modest…
Last week Spike Lee, John Waters and Jerry Bruckheimer helped “Politically Incorrect With Bill Maher” deliver its largest audience and its strongest 18-49 demos since the second week of May. A series…
Showtime and ABC will share in the scheduling of a $14 million, four-hour miniseries based on the bestselling historical novel "Feast of All Saints," by Anne Rice.
E! Entertainment is launching a round-the-clock channel in the Philippines in a joint venture with 50-year-old Manila-based media org RMN. The Filipino company has in fact agreed to scrap its entire…