Leo Chaloukian, former two-term prexy of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and John Shaffner have been elected to two-year terms on the ATAS executive committee, bringing the panel to its…
Just weeks after Seagram sold the bulk of its TV assets to Barry Diller, the first big shoe has dropped. Universal TV Group chairman Greg Meidel will not be joining the newly formed Diller-led…
MultiThematique is the first digital pay TV channel bouquet to be granted a national digital license in Germany. The bouquet, which has operated under a test license since June, was given permission…
In his first major initiative since assuming his new job as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, William Kennard has launched a top-to-bottom review of the broadcast ownership rules.
Eye web news anchor Dan Rather and News Corp. helmer Rupert Murdoch shared center stage --- but little else --- at Wednesday's second annual United Nations World Television Forum.
Maryland Public Television has partnered with Montreal-based producer Cinar Films to promote its kids puppet show "Wimzie's House" in the U.S.
With much fanfare, Lowell (Bud) Paxson formally unveiled his bid Wednesday to launch a new broadcast network with family-friendly programming.
The 18th Celtic Film &Television Festival will run April 1-4 in Tralee, County Kerry. Fest has been running since 1980 under the auspices of the Celtic Film & Television Assn., whose membership is…
Trent Jones has been upped to vice president of current programs at Warner Bros. TV. Jones will now head the current department, following Steve Pearlman's promotion to senior vice president of drama…
Tribune Entertainment has signed a domestic longform TV distribution deal with U.K.-based Hamdon Entertainment.
Spain's digital operators --- Canal Satelite Digital (CSD) and Via Digital --- have at least lowered, if not buried, the hatchet, signing Tuesday an accord to share the prized pay-per-view rights to…