The BBC has secured carriage for its new 24-hour news channel with the U.K.'s cable industry, a move that will give it access to 2.2 million homes in Britain and could severely impact rival Sky News.
Television gameshows are back because 1) People are tired of talk shows. 2) They are cheap to make. 3) They never really left.
Five years after the TV industry came under withering public attack for trying to pass off "The Jetsons" reruns as educational television --- because it taught children "about living in the 21st…
A 15-year-old dream is coming true on Monday for the 110-year-old National Geographic Society (NGS).
Channel 4's commercial arm 4 Ventures announced Tuesday that is shedding 45 jobs as part of CEO Mark Thompson's major overhaul of the financially challenged broadcaster, bringing the total number of…
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has awarded Emmys to three recipients for outstanding individual achievement in animation in advance of next month's 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards…
Only 13 months after its launch, Germany's first digital pay TV platform, DF1, is being dissolved, it was announced Thursday at a press conference in Berlin.
With his summer blockbuster "Con-Air" exploding at $97 million in domestic box office and two high-budget, star-studded productions --- "Armageddon" starring Bruce Willis and "Enemy of the State"…
Thanks to "continued dominance in programming," Television Broadcasts Ltd. (TVB) reported a 15% improvement in profits for the first six months of the year over the same period in 1996.
Last season, the networks turned to established TV stars such as Michael J. Fox and Bill Cosby to cut through the clutter of 40 new shows. Despite mixed results, including the failure of Ted Danson's…