Media Overseas, a subsidiary of Vivendi Universal, has launched a French-language satellite service in Australia. Le Bouquet Francais started broadcasting one radio and six TV channels on Feb. 23.
Showtime has greenlit three original pics -- including one based on Judith Exner's story, which has been in development for more than five years -- as well as four all-ages original pics.
The first big hit of the year on U.K. television is "Popstars," proving that the reality format still has steam in the British market.
The government has stepped in to salvage a deal between pubcasters ARD and ZDF and German media giant Kirch for rights to the 2002 and 2006 World Cup soccer matches.
With two nights left in the February sweeps contest, NBC is expected to take the adults 18-49 crown, while CBS has proclaimed victory in total viewers and households.
After a lengthy hiatus the Australian Broadcasting Corporation is cranking up production -- but management turmoil and disputes with indie producers are getting in the way.
Argentine pay TV programmer and distributor Pramer and Telemundo Network Group have agreed to open an office here to market Latin American feevee Telemundo Intl.
Debbye Turner has been named as a contributor to CBS News' "The Early Show." Her first report will be broadcast on Wednesday, March 14.
Mexico's Televisa is in talks with Univision about its long-term programming arrangement and about increasing its stake in the Hispanic broadcaster.
The Eye had it last week, riding the Grammys and its much improved Thursday lineup to a weekly victory in both total viewers and adults 18-49, including its best score in the demo without sports help…
TV buyers and sellers gathered on the sunny Riviera last week where the 23rd Monte Carlo market seemed to have stemmed the exodus of participants in its third year by focusing on the booming format…
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