Paul Allen's Charter Communications, the fourth largest cable operator in the U.S., has accused ESPN of dispensing "inaccurate and misleading information" to the media during a contract dispute over…
Ele Juarez, Telefonica Media's managing director of strategic alliances, international sales and music, has been appointed to the board of the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts…
German media giant Kirch Group confirmed Monday that it will exercise its option to buy the world rights it doesn't already own for the 2002 and 2006 World Cup soccer championships, giving it a…
M6 has hit the jackpot with "Loft Story," raking in an estimated 250 million francs ($32 million) in extra advertising sales since the reality TV show began airing two months ago.
German pubcasters and their commercial rivals have teamed up to force John Malone's Liberty Media to give them access to his cable systems.
ITV will be renamed ITV1 later this year as part of the network's larger rebranding strategy. The U.K.'s biggest commercial web is trying to reposition itself as a multichannel player.
NBC will add two new skeins to its teen-oriented "TNBC" Saturday morning lineup this fall: a relationship comedy about four girls in Chicago and an action series that follows the exploits of a young…
Playboy has taken another step toward becoming the dominant player in X-rated pornography on cable and satellite by purchasing three hardcore networks -- Hot Network, Hot Zone and Vivid TV -- for $70…
The Food Network has been digesting new subscribers at a substantial rate, adding a robust 9.3 million over the last nine months to pass the 60 million milestone.
Vivendi Universal subsid StudioCanal has taken a 45% stake in leading Spanish film distributor Sogepaq in a deal worth 47 million euros ($40 million).
Off-lot production in Los Angeles remained at a powerful pace in June, reflecting the earlier strategy by studios and nets to stockpile in case actors went on strike.
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