DirecTV has extended its distribution deal with two Canadian programming services in a multiyear agreement expected to generate revenue of $200 million over the life of the contract.
The 1970s British action series "The Professionals" is being resurrected through an innovative financing deal that has raised £10.8 million ($17.3 million) for 26 new episodes.
In lieu of buying their spectra at an auction, broadcasters would have to pay an annual fee for using the nation's airwaves, according to a measure proposed by Senate Commerce Committee chairman John…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
The long-suffering cable TV sector staged its biggest Wall Street rally in almost four years Monday after software giant Microsoft Corp. confirmed plans to invest $1 billion in No. 4 cabler Comcast…
Fox Sports West 2 has scored with its squeeze play --- using the Dodgers to sell reluctant cable operators on carriage --- and has cracked the 2 million subscriber mark.
The directors of public broadcasters for Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark voted at an annual meeting Monday in Stockholm to push forward on plans to launch a common digital platform for all public…
When "America's Funniest Home Videos" returns to ABC at midseason of the 1997-98 fall campaign, longtime host Bob Saget will not be there. He is being bounced as part of a format change designed to…
Viacom cabler TV Land and TV Guide are partnering to choose "Television's 100 Greatest Episodes" in a selection that will anchor five nights of programming on both TV Land and sister Nick at Nite as…
Italian broadcasting, still dominated by pubcaster RAI and Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset, posted a major increase in ad revenues, despite losing more than a million TV viewers.
Universal TV Group chairman Gregory Meidel is in serious talks with DreamWorks' syndication co-chief Ken Solomon about taking the post of Universal TV president, which Tom Thayer announced last week…
CNN Intl. unveiled the German-lingo news program CNN Deutschland at the Media Forum confab in Cologne on Monday.