Nielsen Media Research has asked Fox News Channel to pull an ad that claims the news cabler is the "No. 1 Network for Political Coverage."
Pubcaster Doordarshan has been given a greenlight signal by its regulating body Prasar Bharati to offer direct-to-home satellite services.
"Ananda," the new talker from King World Prods, starring MTV and BET personality Ananda Lewis, has been declared a firm go for syndie in fall 2001. King World has closed station deals in 16 markets…
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…
Echostar Communications' topper Charlie Ergen said Tuesday his company is out of the running for DirecTV although he had held "preliminary conversations" about hooking up with the rival satcaster.
Fox News Channel is being taken to task for an ad in which it claims to be the "No. 1 network for political coverage."
It has the brand recognition. It has the market penetration. It has cable networks to advertise their Web sites every hour, every day. So why can't MTV, the company that changed the face of cable…