USA Latin America led the March ratings among cable channels on the Multivision system in Mexico City, according to data from Ibope, the Brazilian rating company.
Groupe AB Sat, in conjunction with A&E, launched its history channel Thursday in time to commemorate the 1945 armistice. The first thematic channel in France devoted entirely to history, ''La Chaine…
FCC Chairman Reed Hundt laid out for the first time this week a series of proposals for limiting hard alcohol advertising on television.
CBS has muscled its way to first in May 5-11 primetime Nielsens and into a tie for the May sweeps households lead, thanks largely to "The Last Don," which started its run with CBS' highest Sunday-pic…
Cable viewership is up in France, a just-released study by Mediametrie reports.
Sony Corp. and Fuji Television Network will announce today that they are joining Rupert Murdoch's direct satellite broadcasting venture in Japan, JSkyB, as partners.
The WB network will kick off a fourth night of primetime programming by January with two new dramas that bring the netlet's total programming tally to nine hours a week.
Author James Halperin's second novel, "The First Immortal" --- which is due out next year --- has been optioned by Hallmark Entertainment for $125,000 and picked up by CBS as a miniseries for either…
The rival queens of syndicated afternoon talk will be united in an unlikely setting --- on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" --- when Rosie O'Donnell makes an appearance on a show taping in Chicago for…
EchoStar Communications Corp. chairman Charlie Ergen escalated his attack against his one-time sat-TV partner, News Corp., claiming Tuesday that the media giant backed out of its deal with EchoStar…