Italy's sole pay TV group Telepiu announced it is working with pubcaster RAI on a project regarding the launch of digital pay TV thematic channels in Italy.
The Motion Picture & Television Fund has received a $2 million donation from Samuel and Peggy Goldwyn.
Andre Rousselet, founding chairman of France's hugely successful pay TV company Canal Plus, has resigned from the board. He quit his job as chairman in 1995.
NBC Sports today will announce plans to co-produce a local pre-game show for the New York Jets in what could be the first of several ventures with its O&O stations.
China Aerospace Intl. Holdings Ltd. today announced plans to spend HK$535 million ($69 million) to develop cable and satellite broadcasting networks in China.
FCC chairman Reed Hundt is meeting resistance from the major webs in his efforts to get them to complete a forced march to digital TV in the nation's top 10 markets.
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Former Los Angeles Lakers superstar Earvin (Magic) Johnson has agreed to develop, produce and host a new syndicated latenight talk-variety strip for Twentieth TV, which may be on the air by next year.
It's midseason replacement time at the networks as ABC premiered "Vital Signs" on Thursday night and NBC launched "Crisis Center" Friday night, with both placing third in their timeslots.