U.K. cable operator Telewest enjoyed a dramatic rise in TV subscriptions in 1998, and has also announced plans to launch its digital TV platform in the fall.
A half-dozen directors of commercials were nominated Thursday by the Directors Guild of America for awards as a result of their work in 1998.
The most expensive French-lingo pic of all time, Claude Zidi's $49 million "Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar," stormed into the record books Wednesday with an estimated first-day gross of $2.8 million.
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Sunday Night Football
Sunday Night Football1Rating: 7.2 Share: 20 Viewers (Millions): 18.0 Network: NBC
60 Minutes2Rating: 3.6 Share: 10 Viewers (Millions): 18.2 Network: CBS
Madam Secretary3Rating: 1.9 Share: 5 Viewers (Millions): 14.3 Network: CBS
France Telecom, the giant telecommunications company that is France's main cable company, has suffered a setback in its ongoing battle with rival cabler NC Numericable.
CBS Prods. and Columbia TriStar TV are developing a Mafia drama for fall based on the movie "Donnie Brasco" and executive produced by Mark Johnson and John Lee Hancock, the team behind the Eye web's…
Noggin, the educational kids cable web from Nickelodeon and Children's Television Workshop, launched this week with a modest 1.5 million to 2 million subscribers, according to Tom Ascheim, general…
Kyra Sedgwick has inked an exclusive development deal with Touchstone Television to produce and star in her first small screen skein.
Steven Bochco, now in his sixth season of production on the Emmy Award-winning "NYPD Blue," will be honored with the David Susskind lifetime achievement award by the Producers Guild of America.
Syndie stalwart "Entertainment Tonight" leads a buoyant magazine show pack that has shaken off the winter slumber and notched double-digit ratings growth over the past month.
The Greek Ministry of Press has ordered the closure of regional television station Vergina TV in northern Greece for its failure to pay intellectual property rights.