TV entertainment news personality Sam Rubin will host the 2001 Video Premiere Awards presented by Variety sister publication Video Business on Oct. 23 at the El Capitan Theater in Hollywood.
The BBC has announced a £25 million ($36 million) investment in an experimental broadband TV service based in Hull, a small city in northeast England that is unique in the U.K. because it is served…
Murray Boland is quitting as program director for MTV in the U.K. and will join E4 as head of programs.
The U.K.'s Competition Commission has launched an investigation into the joint venture between British Sky Broadcasting and bookmaker Ladbrokes to develop an interactive TV gambling service.
Pan-American Sports Network (PSN) has again removed its signal from Multicanal, claiming Argentina's No. 2 cabler has failed to pay carriage fees.
Sony Entertainment Television India is on the brink of major restructur-ing in order to contend with tightened market conditions in India and abroad.
Scottish ITV company SMG has offered voluntary layoffs to all its 1,700 staffers, saying it needs to cut overhead in the face of slumping ad revenues.
Anmar Kawash has been appointed chief operating officer of 4 Ventures, the newly formed commercial arm of pubcaster Channel 4. Kawash worked at UBS Warburg as chief operating officer of its U.S…
Colombian broadcaster Canal Caracol has upped journalist and TV personality Paulo Laserna to prexy of the network. Laserna had been assistant to former net president Ricardo Alarcon since September…
Helmer-producer Diane Keaton is moving her Blue Relief Prods. small-screen shingle to Big Ticket Television.
Distribs at Mipcom are discreetly making money out of the Sept. 11 disaster as it becomes clear that anything that relates to terrorism is a hot property.