British Digital Broadcasting has awarded the contract to supply its transmission and distribution services to Castle Transmission Intl.
As part of the ongoing legal battle between Mexico's two rival broadcasters, Televisa and TV Azteca, formal charges of copyright violation were brought against former TV Azteca execs who now work for…
Keith Olbermann, who departed ESPN after 5-1/2 years as one of its chief anchors on "SportsCenter," comes off his summertime sabbatical Sept. 29 with the debut of his nightly MSNBC issues-oriented…
It will be announced today that Court TV is joining forces with Tele-Communications Inc., MediaOne, Cablevision Systems Corp., Time Warner Cable and Marcus Cable on a broad-based public service…
After getting critical brickbats over a lack of minority actors in the CBS Steven Bochco drama "Brooklyn South," the producers have added Richard T. Jones to the cast, sources said. He'll play…
Spain's second digital platform, Via Digital, has signed up Michael J. Solomon, former prexy of Warner Bros. Intl. Television, to acquire and package big U.S. feature films for its upcoming movie…
Cable News Network is close to naming longtime ABC News producer Rick Kaplan to a new No. 2 post at the cable-news web.
ABC confirmed Monday that, along with partner Robert Greenwald Prods., it has acquired the rights to the critically acclaimed book "Our Guys: The Glen Ridge Rape and the Secret Life of the Perfect…
Big Ticket Television, which produces the sitcom "Moesha" and the syndie strip "Judge Judy," is expanding its development and production staff. Bill Sanders has been upped to the No. 2 position, and…
The U.K.'s second-biggest cable operator, Telewest, and communications group NTL are in early talks about a possible merger.