Leading Russian indie NTV saved itself upward of $13 million in transmission fees this year after President Boris Yeltsin signed a decree in mid-January classifying the channel as one of Russia's…
Genius, hard drinker, workaholic, serial husband and sometime psychiatric patient, Busby Berkeley was also, as one modern critic notes in this docu, father of "the MTV of the early '30s." But though…
Nasza Telewizja (NTV), Poland's new regional private station, had its low key launch this week ruined when rival broadcaster TVN dropped a bombshell.
Actor Jack Lord, who achieved TV stardom portraying a tough, steely-eyed detective on the hit series "Hawaii Five-O," a show that helped create a boom in Hawaiian tourism, died of congestive heart…
Prompted by a writers' strike vote last week, producers at the Children's Television Workshop have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract covering scriptwriters for the popular "Sesame…
The mood was upbeat, but surprises were few at the syndie biz's annual NATPE sales confab this week.
The story of the death and subsequent funeral coverage of Sonny Bono propelled the syndicated access magazine shows to a household ratings surge in the Nielsen rankings for the week ended Jan. 11…
French pay TV giant Canal Plus completed its purchase of Kirch Group's 45% stake in Italo pay TV operation Telepiu Wednesday. The deal increases Canal Plus' stake in the Milan based company to 90%.
Following a broad and successful promotional campaign in the Czech Republic last fall, HBO has more than doubled its subscribers here in Prague.
Enzo Siciliano, president of Italo pubcaster RAI, resigned abruptly Wednesday, just 18 months after he was ap-pointed, accusing Italy's political parties of exerting excessive pressures on the web.
HEREThere is hope in the land of kid programming these days, despite "undefined" FCC requirements, content-rating challenges and a rapidly changing landscape.
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