On a windy night in L.A. Wednesday, L.A. Fox Inc.'s home page on the World Wide Web suddenly disappeared and was replaced by ... a very strange reference to the network's hit show "The X-Files"!
Gallic TV and feature film production company Agat Films & Ex-Nihilo hit a double whammy Thursday -- "Marius et Jeannette" shared the Prix Louis-Delluc for best French film of the year and the…
Dick Emery is ankling as chief exec of BBC Worldwide, the pubcaster's commercial arm, to become chief exec of U.K. TV, the BBC's pay TV joint venture with Flextech.
The Fox-owned stations have signed on for the new Pamela Lee syndie action-hour, "V.I.P.," from Columbia TriStar Television Distribution. (Daily Variety, Aug. 13)
Most of syndication took a hit during the Thanksgiving holiday week, but college football preemptions and the busiest travel day of the year couldn't stop Universal TV's "Jerry Springer" from hitting…
The Mexican government has given Televisa and TV Azteca permission to begin testing of digital TV signals.
Jeff Berg, chairman and CEO of Intl. Creative Management, predicted that in five years delivery services won't be wrestling any more with bulky cans of film because the average movie theater will get…
TV13 of Colombia signed a letter of intent last week with a Cisneros group company to form a strategic alliance to produce broadcast, cable and a satellite news program within Colombia and for other…
As expected, it was perhaps the most cutthroat year ever for the Canadian TV buyers at the L.A. Screenings, with all of the major players chasing the same hot Hollywood properties.
Dick Emery is ankling as chief exec of BBC World-wide, the pubcaster's commercial arm, to become chief exec of U.K. TV, the BBC's pay TV joint venture with Flextech.
Nielsen Media Research said TV ratings produced by its would-be rival, Statistical Research Inc. (SRI), will be at least 12% higher because of a decision to include bystanders who aren't watching…