Herve Bourges, president of the French Conseil Superieur de L'Audiovisuel (CSA) --- the Gallic equivalent of the FCC --- has warned France's television and film communities that maintaining the…
Asian Cable Communications (Accion) has become the exclusive distributor of the ESPN and Star Sports channels to cable affiliates in the Philippines.
Johnnie Cochran will conduct an hour-long interview with his friend Bill Cosby on the former's series "Cochran & Company" tonight at 6 (repeating at 9 p.m.) on cable's Court TV.
Nelvana, best known for producing animated TV series, is stepping up feature film production with a goal of making one movie a year, says chairman Michael Hirsh.
German weblets are taking a larger slice of the ad pie. Over the last three years, large commercial webs RTL, SAT1 and Pro7 have lost up to 5% of their ad market share to Germany's smaller channels…
Keith Olbermann, the offbeat, acerbic ESPN "SportsCenter" anchor whose behavior over the past few months has tested the cable sports network's management, will be let out of his contract six months…
Variety's Showbiz Expo Australia is joining Oz's two most important film and TV events in moving from Melbourne to Sydney in 1998.
NBC topped its closest weekly competitor by 71% in adults 18-49 last week on the strength of the NBA Finals --- the second-highest-rated basketball finals ever.
The USA network finished No. 1 in the ratings among all cable networks for the week ended June 15, and Tim Brooks, USA's senior VP of research, said these numbers could be a sign that the network is…
Danish cable subscribers solidly rejected a raft of U.S. cablenets, most of them kids channels, in the first major poll in that territory of what Danish viewers want to see on TV.
Citing progress in the ongoing negotiations over a new TV ratings system, Senate Commerce Committee chairman John McCain gave the TV industry another week to develop a beefed-up system and he also…