TF1, France's leading terrestrial broadcaster, has reported that estimated profits for 1996 fell by 8.6% to 550 million francs ($101 million), despite a 2.8% rise in revenues, which last year hit…
Spain's top-rated private station Antena 3 has taken a 15% stake in Spanish digital platform CanalSatelite Digital (CSD).
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.
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…
Continuing its plans to develop programming tiers in one of the world's fastest-growing cable markets, Globo subsidiary NET Brasil is seeking tenders for an equipment deal worth around $150 million…
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.
DF1, Germany's first digital pay TV web, can continue to market and sell subscriptions na-tionwide.
Nielsen Media Research expects to begin metered-market ratings service for Nashville in July, bringing its total overnight ratings sample to 38 markets covering 59% of U.S. households.
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…
Michael Grade's unexpected resignation Monday as chief exec of Channel 4 has sent the London gossip mill into an unprecedented frenzy of speculation about his next move. But 24 hours later no one…
The ABC affiliate in Raleigh-Durham, N.C., filed a lawsuit in federal court Tuesday alleging that DBS provider PrimeTime 24 is illegally selling distant network signals to local subscribers.