British Sky Broadcasting stock plunged £770 million ($1.3 billion) in value Wednesday on news that Rupert Murdoch's giant satcaster is out of the race to launch digital terrestrial TV in the U.K.
German weblets are taking a larger slice of the ad pie. Over the last three years, large commercial webs RTL, SAT1 and Pro7 have lost up to 5% of their ad market share to Germany's smaller channels…
Nelvana, best known for producing animated TV series, is stepping up feature film production with a goal of making one movie a year, says chairman Michael Hirsh.
Johnnie Cochran will conduct an hour-long interview with his friend Bill Cosby on the former's series "Cochran & Company" tonight at 6 (repeating at 9 p.m.) on cable's Court TV.
TV Azteca issued a statement Wednesday denying rumors of a rift between the founding partners and a possible breakup of its operations.
Fox’s “Volcano” posted Mexico’s second largest debut ever, with $1.3 million from 268 prints last weekend. Figure was wrong in Tuesday’s story. * * * Gus Lucas is president of programming at the…
Bernd Kundrun, managing director of Hamburg pay TV web Premiere, will take over as the head of newspaper publishing at Bertelsmann's press unit Gruner+Jahr starting Aug. 1.
Barbra Streisand's Barwood Films is in "very serious discussions" with King World Prods. for a longform TV development and production pact.
Keith Olbermann, the offbeat, acerbic ESPN "SportsCenter" anchor whose behavior over the past few months has tested the cable sports network's management, will be let out of his contract six months…
"The Oprah Winfrey Show" again proved the place to sell records as an appearance by Bob Carlisle helped his "Butterfly Kisses (Shades of Grace)" disc to sell 234,000 copies for the week ended June…