CanWest Global Communications Corp. is looking due south of the Canadian border for its next expansion opportunity.
Amid high drama, Spanish conglom Sogecable launched its 25-channel CanalSatelite Digital (CSD) Thursday --- despite desperate attempts by the Spanish government to block the bow. Sogecable is a joint…
Tom Cruise, Paula Wagner, Billy Wilder, Martha Williamson, Edgar Sherick, Saul Zaentz and PBS' "The Great War" will receive special awards March 12 from the Producers Guild of America at the group's…
In an embarrassing twist in the assault by Kerry Stokes' Seven Network on the news and cur-rent affairs supremacy of Kerry Packer's Nine web, Jana Wendt, Oz's equivalent of Barbara Walters, took…
As Time Warner's WB Network proceeds with its plans for cable distribution in markets ranked 100 and beyond, United Paramount Network is looking to increase its distribution by snagging those WB…
Continuing its plans to develop programming tiers in one of the world's fastest-growing cable markets, Globo subsidiary NET Brasil is seeking tenders for an equipment deal worth around $150 million…
The new TV ratings program guidelines may provide a shield for broadcasters to pro-vide even more primetime bathroom humor, said Senate Communications Subcommittee chairman Conrad Burns (R-Mont.)…
Spain's top-rated private station Antena 3 has taken a 15% stake in Spanish digital platform CanalSatelite Digital (CSD).
TF1, France's leading terrestrial broadcaster, has reported that estimated profits for 1996 fell by 8.6% to 550 million francs ($101 million), despite a 2.8% rise in revenues, which last year hit…
Rupert Murdoch's British Sky Broadcasting will launch a digital platform in the U.K. and immediately plans to order 1 million signal decoders worth almost $400 million.