National network Doordarshan (DD) yanked episodes of its popular series "Shaktimaan" (an Indianized "Superman") after news agency UNI reported cases of kids torching themselves in hopes of a…
Heating up the battle for digital TV rights in Spain, Spanish satcaster Via Digital has inked a five-year deal with Universal Studios for nonexclusive firstrun, pay-per-view TV rights to all U pics…
Swiss authorities have given German commercial webs ProSieben and RTL the green light to broadcast a joint Swiss programming window, which will offer programming aimed at audiences in German-speaking…
Daniel Stern, who voices the character of "Dilbert," will star onscreen in his first TV series, a CBS single-camera comedy pilot tentatively titled "Partners."
The hit British kiddieshow "Teletubbies" will make its debut in Japan on April 5 on TV Tokyo.
Canadian broadcaster Chum Television is launching two channels in Canada this September, entertainment news channel Star! and national education network Canadian Learning Television.
The two main channels of India's state broadcaster Doordarshan are to be beamed Asia-wide via the PAS 4 satellite by the end of March.
With "Schindler's List" boosting NBC's Sunday numbers and CBS' coverage of the early rounds of the NCAA basketball tourney merely matching year-ago levels, it was NBC doing the rebounding in March…
Telemundo execs are responding philosophically to low numbers in the February sweeps, which saw the No. 2 U.S. Hispanic broadcaster make no year-to-year average primetime ratings gain.
Disney's DIC Entertainment has inked a deal with Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen's Dualstar Entertainment to produce an animated series based on the "Trenchcoat Twins" detective characters from the…
The raucous "Jerry Springer Show" was the poll winner among a dozen local schoolkids who took part in a daylong conference on children's programming, "Through the Eyes of Children," sponsored by the…