NBC will turn its headquarters at 30 Rockefeller Plaza into “a world of sorcery and magic” for three days in a tentpole-worthy ploy to hype its two-part television miniseries “The World of Merlin.”…
FROM NABIf broadcasters are serious about reclaiming their audiences from cable, or even defending the status quo, they have to stop bickering and start working together, NBC TV network president…
Consumers won't be the ones who suffer when broadcasters can't agree on a single digital television format, but program suppliers such as Warner Bros. and Columbia TriStar will soon find themselves…
It was bound to happen: The ongoing rivalry between digital consortiums Canal Satellite and TPS has spilled over into the question of World Cup broadcasting rights.
ABC prexy Bob Iger used his address to thousands of broadcasters gathered here for their annual confab to raise questions about programming that "is embarrassing to our business," with special…
The one loud message from this year's Mip TV trade show in Cannes (April 3-8) was: Move over Americans, we can do this, too.
HBO and Cinemax have come up with a new multiplex strategy. Gone is the blueprint that time-shifted the HBO and Cinemax program schedules onto their network clones. Instead, the two will spread their…
NBC has renewed the sophomore comedy "Suddenly Susan" for the 1998-1999 season.
In their first-ever licensing deal with Columbia TriStar TV Distribution, TBS Superstation and TNT have landed the first broadcast-network window for a quartet of Columbia theatricals -- headed by…
News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch gave a robust tongue-lashing to Europe's public broadcasters, and the BBC in particular, in a speech Monday at the opening of the European Audiovisual Conference…