The BBC's proposals for two new children's TV channels could cause commercial investment in children's programming to decline by £400 million ($580 million) over the next five years, according to a…
DirecTV Latin America announced an accord for Argentine media conglom Grupo Clarin to acquire up to 5% in the satcaster's pan-regional platform.
Japanese web Fuji TV has pacted with Korea's Munhwa Broadcasting Co. (MBC) and joined the club of broadcasters that have found new friends across the Sea of Japan. The two networks plan to jointly…
Chum Television veteran Jay Switzer has been appointed president of the company.
The presidential election might not be over, but one vote tally is in: Fox News Channel got the biggest primetime ratings boost of the three major news nets during November. Buoyed by political…
A weak stock market and the belly flop in share price recorded by the last media company to list its shares has led Japan's leading cable TV company, Jupiter Telecommunications Co., to call off its…
Intermedia has made its first big move into the Euro TV business even as it shifts its film focus to Los Angeles.
Frances McDormand has signed on for the role of offscreen narrator of Fox Family Channel's upcoming primetime dramedy "State of Grace," for which 13 episodes have been ordered (Daily Variety, Oct…
France, Israel, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom took home all honors last week in Gotham at the 28th Annual Intl. Emmy Awards, held at the Sheraton New York Hotel.
A ratings boost from the Sydney Olympics and increased advertising expenditures helped push up the midterm earnings and profits for Japan's major networks, who in turn ratcheted up their full-year…
It wasn't all that long ago that cable executives eagerly trooped out to Los Angeles for the annual Western Show a week or two after Thanksgiving, preparing to bask not only in natural sunshine but…