The WB joined CBS and Fox as the nets to deliver the biggest growth in their target demos for the February sweep while ABC -- last year's big winner -- was alone in seeing significant declines.
The Dutch have set up a new uniform classification system aimed at self-regulation for the film, TV, video and the computer games industry. The system, called Kijkwijzer (Viewing Meter), is believed…
Canuck broadcaster Corus Entertainment has inked a three-year output deal with HBO Enterprises that will give Corus movie net Superchannel access to HBO programming, including "The Sopranos." Corus…
The Austrian parliament voted yesterday to establish Austria Komm, a national communications regulatory body covering TV and radio broadcast media and distribution licenses.
"Live With Regis & Kelly" proved to be the only vet syndie talker to improve over 2000 for the week of its debut, the third ratings week included in the February sweep. Yakker turned in a 4.3…
ITV2 has ramped up its programming content in deals with Columbia TriStar, Universal, Carsey-Werner-Mandabach and Comedy Central.
CNBC and TF1, France's leading private web, are in "very advanced talks" for CNBC to take a 40% stake in TF1's planned round-the-clock French financial news channel, chairman and CEO Patrick Le Lay…
German entertainment group In-Motion has acquired world-wide rights to two CBS series, "18 Wheels of Justice" and "Pensacola," for $8 million.
A fed-up Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Thursday derided broadcasters for continuing to sit on $70 billion of free digital spectrum, and predicted they soon will use their silver-lined lobbying clout…
HBO, which recently set up a rare concert event with Bruce Springsteen for this spring, has pacted with Britney Spears to do a live concert special in November.
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