Big numbers from its established powerhouses have handed NBC a victory of historic proportions in the opening week of the 1997-98 primetime Nielsen season.
Filmed before Mother Teresa's Sept. 5 death, "Mother Teresa: In the Name of God's Poor" shines with good intentions, a strong perf by Geraldine Chaplin in the title role, and with an honorable if…
Deutsche Telekom AG said Tuesday it had reached a breakthrough agreement with broadcasters on setting up a common cable platform for digital television broadcasting in Germany.
Spanish digital operator Via Digital, 25% owned by telco Telefonica, will carry a branded Canal Hallmark channel on its platform from Dec. 15.
Sean O'Halloran is segueing from the hottest seat in Australian pay TV --- CEO of beleaguered satcaster Australis Media --- to one of the best-upholstered jobs in Oz film and TV production and…
Senate Commerce Committee chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) used Tuesday's confirmation hearing for three Federal Communication Commission nominees to raise the stakes in his effort to pressure NBC into…
CBS has ordered a sitcom pilot from CBS Prods. called "Late Bloomer," which stars Lisa Ann Walter of "Life's Work" and is executive produced by Jonathan Axelrod and James Widdoes of "Dave's World."…
Esparza/Katz Prods., the production company behind features "Selena" and "Milagro Beanfield War," plus the TNT minis "Gettysburg" and "The Rough Riders," has hired producer Julian Fowles to oversee…
TNT and USA, the networks that harvest the highest primetime ratings in ad-supported cable, both had a lot to brag about in the third-quarter Nielsen printouts.
James Caan will star in the HBO Pictures film "Poodle Springs," his first television project since he headlined the Brian Piccolo biopic "Brian's Song" for ABC in 1971.
European audience research firms are becoming as sophisticated --- and perhaps more global in their approach --- than their American counterparts.