Colombian television opened a new chapter last week with the award of commercial licenses to two of the country's leading program producers.
German telco Deutsche Telekom will spin off its cable TV activities next year and may sell stakes in the new subsidiary to private investors.
With chairs flying, bouncers prying and spurned lovers crying, "Jerry Springer" has finally pummeled his way to the No. 2 spot among daytime syndie talkshows.
After years of lobbying, Turner Broadcasting has finally landed a coveted spot for its TNT & Cartoon Network on Wharf Cable, the sole cable operator in this city.
Stone Stanley Prods. has inked a deal with Disney's Buena Vista TV for a syndie revival of the gameshow "Let's Make a Deal," confirming expectations (Daily Variety, Nov. 19)
Confirming previous reports, France's national audit office revealed Thursday that French public television channel France 2 overpaid six of its star hosts and their production companies during 1994…
In an unusual arrangement, Viacom sisters MTV and Showtime will simulcast live Wednesday night's U2 concert from Mexico City. But the plan calls for MTV to sign off 45 minutes into the show and leave…
In the wake of the sexual abuse and brutal murder of a 9-year-old boy near Naples, Italian broadcasters have agreed to ban scenes of sex and violence from daytime television.
Britain's Independent Television News (ITN) group said on Friday it was taking control of TV news channel Euronews, becoming the first British broadcaster to take part in the European venture.
Preliminary November sweeps figures for the Los Angeles metro market show KNBC making a clean sweep of the four major news categories for the first time in eight years, winning at 4, 5, 6 and 11 p.m…
The European Commission has ordered media giants CLT-Ufa and the Kirch Group to refrain from jointly marketing their digital pay TV services.