Rupert Murdoch downplayed fears that his News Corp. with DirecTV in tow would become a threatening presence in the media space. "We'll still be a minnow compared to AOL Time Warner," he said.
Telemundo is adding several hours of novelas to its daily programming this fall, betting heavily that more soaps will woo viewers from market-leader Univision.
If ABC can persuade Steven Bochco to ramp up production on "NYPD Blue," Barbara Walters may get a seven-week vacation -- and she's fine with that.
The season finale of "The Practice" powered ABC to an easy victory Sunday in total viewers while Fox walked away with demo victories, as all five of its shows won their timeslots.
CSN1, the largest Japanese cable/satellite movie channel, will show the complete Cannes Film Festival awards ceremony live May 20 for the first time in Japan.
AT&T has once again told the Federal Communications Commission that it shouldn't have to sell off its stake in Time Warner Entertainment -- end of story.
Bam! New NBC laffer "Emeril" could become the first scripted series to find a second home on Pax TV.
Sony Entertainment Television network will start charging in July.
Newspaper publisher Torstar is looking to get into the TV biz. The Toronto-based company has applied to the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) for three TV licenses to…
The Colombian manufacturer of a doll based on the title character of the international hit telenovela "Betty la Fea" will unveil a Barbie-sized version.
Despite the departure of Columbia TriStar Intl. Television's top Asian exec William Pfeiffer, it's business as usual at the Hollywood major's outpost. So said exec VP for international networks Jon…