Japan's Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications will push the country's cable TV companies to switch to a digital format by 2005 and will offer financial incentives to facilitate the change.
Next on "Jerry Springer": a kinder, gentler approach to the show? Buzz is building that USA Networks boss Barry Diller -- who moves in decidedly different circles than the average "Springer" fan…
Mexico's No. 2 broadcaster TV Azteca is taking a chance on a Euro-animated series in a market dominated by U.S. and Japanese productions.
Zee TV will launch an eight-channel digital network in India that will include entertainment, news, music, cinema and four regional-language channels in Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati and Punjabi.
ONdigital is slashing the cost of subscribing by giving away set-top boxes and eliminating a connection charge
With the May sweeps set to wrap Wednesday night, WNYW and WPIX are locked in a down-to-the-wire battle for first place in the 10 p.m. news race, while WNBC -- despite showing year-to-year declines in…
With three nights still uncounted, the Peacock is already crowing victory in the May sweeps. Though its Jesse Ventura biopic was body-slammed by the Sunday competition, NBC is projecting solid wins…
While civil rights lawyers suggested that the U.S. Supreme Court's "ride-along" decision Monday will put an end to such shows as "Cops," execs from news-gathering operations doubted their methods…
Cable networks TBS and TNT have purchased first broadcast rights to Universal's runaway hit "The Mummy," in a package that also includes "Life," "EDtv" and "Primary Colors."
NBC veteran David Nevins has been tapped as exec VP of programming for Fox Broadcasting Co., where he will oversee current programming and development as the No. 2 to Fox entertainment prexy Doug…