Talks between the TV industry and kidvid activists fell apart Thursday after Vice President Al Gore broke his silence on the subject and endorsed a plan backed by parents groups to strengthen the…
German pay-TV web Premiere has inked two megabuck pay TV output deals with Hollywood studio 20th Century Fox and with newcomer movie producer DreamWorks.
Supposedly hard-boiled Rob Lowe vidpic about a Southern California visitor falling in league with tough eggs has all the tension of a souffle. A routine plotline and plastic, met-before secondary…
"The Oprah Winfrey Show" again proved the place to sell records as an appearance by Bob Carlisle helped his "Butterfly Kisses (Shades of Grace)" disc to sell 234,000 copies for the week ended June…
Asian Cable Communications (Accion) has become the exclusive distributor of the ESPN and Star Sports channels to cable affiliates in the Philippines.
John Salley, the former NBA star left at the altar this year by Disney's syndie arm, is in discussions for a development deal with Columbia TriStar Television Distribution.
Cable networks didn't prove as big a threat to broadcasters as they'd hoped this year, but still scored gains in the upfront market.
Westinghouse Electric Corp. has shifted gears on its plan to spin off industrial assets, and will now group crown jewel Thermo King as part of the media business to be renamed CBS Corp.
A government-friendly bidder, PRO TV, passed the first hurdle in the contest for the privatization of STV2, the nationwide channel currently operated by pubcaster Slovak TV.
Japan's only up-and-running digital satellite broadcaster, PerfecTV, is planning to launch a subscription campaign during the summer payroll bonus season.