Rupert Murdoch's British Sky Broadcasting will launch a digital platform in the U.K. and immediately plans to order 1 million signal decoders worth almost $400 million.
First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton will appear on "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" Feb. 3.
CanWest Global Communications Corp. failed Tuesday to persuade the Canadian govern-ment to overturn a ruling that blocked it from launching new television stations in Alberta, but the Winnipeg-based…
TV Azteca CEO Ricardo Salinas Pliego is on the road this month, drumming up interest in a $350 million debt offering the broadcaster plans to make in early February.
Germany's No. 2 commercial web SAT1 is abandoning a key scheduling change introduced in late 1995.Starting March 1, the troubled channel will once again begin its primetime programming at 8:15 p.m.…
Despite holes in the marketplace and a general dearth of new product offered at NATPE this year, several new strips emerged from the convention with no clearances in the nation's top markets.
Universal Television has upped Maria Grasso from vice president to senior VP, comedy development.
Longtime Nickelodeon executive and producer-director Geoffrey Darby has, as expected, been named the first president of the new Westinghouse/CBS cable entertainment/information network CBS Eye on…
Fox Sports Intl. and Brazilian pay TV player GloboSat have pacted to launch a 24-hour Brazilian sports web, the U.S. programmer announced Tuesday.
CBS Entertainment Prods. VP of series development Kelly Goode is ankling the Eye web to head up a new West Coast program development division for Lifetime cable.