The high costs of attracting subscribers helped push Japan's direct-to-home satcaster Sky PerfecTV into the red for the first half of the business year as its midterm earnings stood at a net loss of…
A week after the nets flubbed Election Night coverage -- mistakenly declaring first Gore, then Bush the victor in Florida -- Fox News topper Roger Ailes said the nets shouldn't rely on one exit…
Euro station group SBS has tapped Marcus Tellenbach, a veteran international TV exec, to succeed Howard A. "Woody" Knight as chief operating officer. The Swiss-born Tellenbach, who takes over March…
Besides Billy Crystal lookin' mahvelous this year at the 2001 U.S. Comedy Arts Festival, Fox's sketch hit show of the '90s "In Living Color" will be feted.
NBC, UPN and the WB continued their strong starts to both the sweep and the season last week by posting year-to-year demo gains in another smorgasbord frame that also saw ABC deliver its best score…
Samuel L. Jackson will host this years ESPY Awards, which will be shown live from the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas on Feb. 12 on ESPN.
MultiThematiques, France's rapidly expanding theme channel company, has taken its first tentative step into the Latin American market with the $8 million acquisition of Brazil's Eurochannel from…
"South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are as antsy as anybody over the presidential election coming to a swift and decisive end.
Longtime children's TV host Fred Rogers will hang up his cardigan for the last time next week, when he tapes his final original episode of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood."
A Dallas cosmetic surgeon is suing ABC, "20/20" and Diane Sawyer for allegedly defaming him last year as part of a hidden-camera expose about poorly trained practitioners. Dr. James H. Fowler…
Pearson Television has promoted Joseph Abrams to the post of president, Pearson TV Intl., effective immediately. He will remain based at Pearson's London headquarters.