Leading Japanese direct-to-home satellite broadcaster Sky PerfecTV will start a video transmission service in November that will allow firms to send and receive video over the company's satellite…
Writer and director Stephen Tolkin juggles a dramatic hot potato with the story of Ellie Nesler, a California mother who shot and killed her son's molester in 1990. One of the few true stories worthy…
The hit kids phenom "Teletubbies" again proved a big earner for the BBC last year, with the series and related products generating sales of £32 million ($51 million), well up on $37 million in 1997.
Underscoring its new expansion strategy for entertainment channels in Europe, Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) will launch in September a Spanish-lingo Turner Classic Movies (TCM) in Spain. TCM…
Coverage of the royal wedding of Britain's Prince Edward and Sophie Rhys-Jones helped MSNBC seize the total day Nielsen crown away from CNN Saturday, apparently marking the first time the all-news…
Susan Sarandon, Liam Neeson, Sting, Jeff Bridges and Jamie Lee Curtis are among the performers who have agreed to take part in the Listen benefit, which aims to raise about $100 million for children…
The megabuck bidding war to secure rights to France's top soccer games has gone into overtime, with the two main players being told to re-evaluate their offers.
Time-Warner's TBS has locked up the first burst of cable plays of "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me," and it looks like the Fox Network has the inside track on nailing down the next two runs.
CBS-owned KCBS has inked an unusual deal with production outfit Si TV to carry a latenight block of Latino-themed original programs for a seven-week test run to begin next month.
A dip in affiliate presence at this year's NATPE meetings has spurred market execs to refocus on the growing needs of the station manager in the sessions they plan for next year's confab.