CBS's broadcast Sunday of the 49th annual Primetime Emmy Awards averaged a 13.5 rating and 21 share in households, according to preliminary national ratings released by the web.
A new 100 channel digital platform will be launched from Luxembourg next May, offering video on demand, and for the first time, digital set-top boxes for free to cable subscribers in Europe.
The newly created Fox TV Studios has made its first key executive hire in 12-year MTV veteran Lisa Berger, who helped create such series as "Austin Stories," "The Real World," "Road Rules" and…
After "Frasier" earned the comedy-series Emmy for the fourth year running, NBC's backstage officials immediately exclaimed that it was the first show in Emmy history to be so honored in four…
Robert Phillis, deputy director general of the BBC and head of its commercial arm, BBC Worldwide, is leaving the pubcaster to become chief exec of the Guardian Media Group, owner of the Brit…
Turner Classic Movies exercised a little Time Warner synergy on Monday, picking up a package of more than 125 post-1950 films from the Warner Bros. domestic pay-TV, cable and network features library…
The emotional experience of playing a slave in her upcoming feature "Beloved" helped convince Oprah Winfrey, arguably the highest-paid person in TV, to keep her day job for another two seasons.
As part of its ongoing campaign to introduce the U.S. to hard liquor advertisements on television, Seagram America announced Monday that it will begin broadcasting ads with a six-second health…
The official Saturday morning kidvid launch was a downer over the weekend, with the four major broadcast programmers off a combined five share points vs. last season.