French pay television giant Canal Plus has cleared the way for the creation of an Italian digital TV consortium with heavyweight local backing from pubcaster RAI, Telecom Italia, Silvio Berlusconi's…
UPN will begin rolling out its new season lineup Aug. 25, leading off at 8 p.m. with the season premiere of "In the House."
Japanese industrial giant the Itochu Co., owner of digital platform PerfecTv, will buy 5% of Via Digital, Spain's second digital platform.
"Hercules" is muscling its way onto the small screen. Walt Disney Television Animation has begun pre-production on an ambitious 65-episode order for a TV version of the theatrical feature, the first…
Americast, BellSouth and DirecTV complained to Congress on Tuesday that cablers are trying to hoard programming in an effort to impede competition in the multichannel distribution business.
The balanced budget agreement, which the House and Senate are expected to formally approve as early as today, seals a multibillion-dollar bonanza for broadcasters, who are being handed a huge chunk…
Only two days into Latin America's most important cable trade show, the Argentine Jornadas, programmer announcements were as hot as the sticky 90-degree weather in the capital.
The average Japanese household is watching less television, but the nation is still home to a major population of TV heads, according to a survey released last week by Video Research Ltd.
Walt Disney TV has inked an exclusive four-year development and production deal worth $16 million with Philip Rosenthal, creator and executive producer of the CBS sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond."
"Kwik Witz," the syndie comedy gameshow from Cleveland-based indie Beau & Arrow Prods, has a new lease on life and a new host.
In what could lead to a massive shift in industry practice, Twentieth Century Fox and Universal are the first two studios to grant ABC's request for 5-5-1/2-year license fee terms on two TV shows for…