The BBC has secured carriage for its new 24-hour news channel with the U.K.'s cable industry, a move that will give it access to 2.2 million homes in Britain and could severely impact rival Sky News.
Ever since the advent of cross-promotional partnerships in 1989, networks have tried to outdo each other in their bids for viewer attention. Whether they are promoting an individual show, an entire…
It all reads like a time travel scenario straight out of Gene Roddenberry's universe. Six month's after a visionary's sci-fi writer's ashes are sprinkled in space by a commercial rocket, a series…
In a small symbol of things to come, MTV Online --- the Internet arm of the music video giant --- will deliver its first-ever computer-borne "cybercast" concert, a 30-minute performance by Capitol…
CTV Television Network, Canada's only privately owned national television network, has a controlling shareholder for the first time in its 35-year history.
Upcoming Spanish digital platform Via Digital has signed an agreement with European Channel Management (ECM) to broadcast the 24-hour news channel BBC World and its sister entertainment service BBC…
Channel 4's commercial arm 4 Ventures announced Tuesday that is shedding 45 jobs as part of CEO Mark Thompson's major overhaul of the financially challenged broadcaster, bringing the total number of…
After years of broadcasting bigamy, burglary and bitches through inexpensive talkshows, networks have suddenly switched course in the battle for daytime supremacy and are now offering ... well…
For the syndication world, fall 1997 is shaping up to be the calm before a storm.
Daytime talkshows headed south in the week ending Aug. 17, when most chatfests were in reruns, according to Nielsen's latest syndie ratings report.
As Parliament-Funkadelic maestro George Clinton would say, "It's time to put a glide in your stride and a dip in yo' hip" --- "The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show" and Quincy Jones' "Vibe" are in the house.