Japanese electronics company Sony Corp. and telecom giant NTT were among 28 groups bidding for satcasting licenses, the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications said.
The Peacock has emerged from last week's World Series with virtually no momentum, leaving NBC with a discouragingly slim victory margin for the Oct. 25-31 primetime Nielsens week.
Former "Friends" writer/exec producer Michael Curtis has found some new pals at Fox Broadcasting: The web has given the scribe a blind put pilot commitment for the 2000-01 season.
Pearson Television has given a vote of confidence to the world's most popular show, "Baywatch."
Three regional Chinese TV networks -- Shanghai, Sichuan and Guang Dong -- have inked a licensing deal to broadcast the Warner Bros. animated series "Superman" and "Batman" under the "House of Toons"…
Last-minute snags have delayed a final agreement on a bill that would allow satcasters to offer local broadcast channels, but congressional staffers said they are optimistic that a deal will be…
ABC News and Consumers Union have entered into an agreement to produce product-testing and evaluation segments for ABC News' "20/20" and "Good Morning America," the entities announced Monday.
The New York cable-sports scene could be headed for its biggest shakeup in years because George Steinbrenner, boss of the New York Yankees, has successfully raided Turner Sports to get the executive…
Alert the U.K. trailer trash: Brit network ITV has picked up four episodes of a new nighttime variety series from Carlton TV to be hosted by American talkshow ringmaster Jerry Springer.
NBC's primetime fortunes are starting to look a little spooky after a Halloween weekend in which Peacock rookies "Freaks and Geeks" and "Cold Feet" performed like a couple of Nielsen cadavers. And…