The two top bidders for Australia's pay TV licenses were approved by the Trade Practices Commission and the Australian Broadcasting Commission Wednesday, and they now have 30 days to come up with the…
The trickle of U.S. cable channels launching in the United Kingdom is turning into a flood. Viacom subsid MTV Networks announced plans Wednesday to create British versions of VH-1 and Nick at Nite…
The Italian TV industry and the press applauded the appointment June 29 of the new RAI-TV board of directors, calling it a significant step away from the pubcaster's long and uneasy control by…
Fox Intl. is launching the Fox Latin American Channel on Aug. 14 in countries ranging from Mexico to Argentina, Brazil and the Caribbean basin.
Steve Goldman, president of Paramount Domestic Television, Wednesday confirmed that his division has completed the largest group deal in the history of "Entertainment Tonight" and "Hard Copy" with…
Summer vacation doldrums were apparent in Nielsen national syndication rankings for the week of June 14-20, with most talkshows and access magazines exhibiting ratings declines.
As technically unsophisticated as a talking head, "Dr. Peter" is unforgettable, both in its simplicity and its impact. More than any ribbon worn on any Hollywood lapel, Canadian television has helped…
The number of subscribers who'll be able to buy pay-per-view movies and events will double over the next four years to 41 million, covering 70% of all cable households in the U.S.
Aman wakes up in the morning and finds yesterday repeating itself, day after day. After discovering what's going on, the man uses his foreknowledge of what's about to happen to change events…
ABC has inked in "The Critic"-- an animated series from James L. Brooks and the producer tandem that's run "The Simpsons" the past two seasons -- as a midseason order for the 1993-94 term.
The venerable "CBS Reports" neither breaks new ground nor heals old wounds by returning to Vietnam with the hero of the Persian Gulf War. About the only thing it does do is reconfirm Gen…