The BBC and Rupert Murdoch's Asian satellite venture Star TV have agreed to a partial separation. As of April 17, BBC World Service TV, the pubcaster's 24-hour global news and information channel…
As expected, there will be a break-up between Rupert Murdoch's Star Television satellite service and the BBC's World Service Television news programming -- but that split is now likely to come in…
Fox-owned WFLD in Chicago has broken Tribune Broadcasting's grip on "Seinfeld" reruns in the nation's top three TV markets.
The future of Fininvest, Europe's second-largest media conglom, depends in large measure on what happens to Silvio Berlusconi March 28. That's when national election ballots are counted and the…
The Independent Television Commission, the U.K. licensing and broadcasting regulatory authority, in a submission to the Dept. of National Heritage, called Tuesday for a limited relaxation of…
The theory du jour: By removing regulatory restraints on the Big Three networks, Washington is inadvertently encouraging a wave of network buyouts and mergers.
Pity Joao de Deus Pinheiro. As Europe's current audiovisual archduke, he's doing his darnedest to rally the Euro forces to square up to the invading U.S. armies -- but his troops can't stop fighting…
Contrary to what many media minds might have thought, it appears that consumers may pick personal computers -- not cable TV -- as their vehicle of choice on the information superhighway.
Three years after the government announced its intentions to privatize Colombian airwaves, the measure will finally come up for a vote in Parliament this spring. According to the Ministry of…
A new gold rush is transforming Latin American broadcasting into a latter-day El Dorado. Programmers, cable operators and franchise holders are scrambling to stake their claims.
For broadcasters, figuring out how to be a player on the information superhighway is a lot like Dorothy's efforts to go home in "The Wizard of Oz." At last week's National Assn. of Broadcasters…